Weather

Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook

St. Thomas – Kettle Creek Conservation Authority is issuing a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook for residents of the Kettle Creek watershed. The main concerns at this time are rising creek levels and fast flowing water. “The recent slow rise in temperatures helped to melt a lot of the …

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Freezing Rain Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

A mixture of snow and freezing rain overnight. It may be early spring, but it’s no surprise that mother nature is still in a wintery mood. A potent disturbance currently over Southern Michigan is expected to carve a path across Southern Ontario overnight with the centre of low pressure likely …

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Winter Storm Warning

Heavy snow and blowing snow today. An intensifying low pressure system currently over Western Pennsylvania is forecast to track south of the Lower Great Lakes today. Snow at times heavy continues across all of Southern Ontario and has developed in Eastern Ontario as well. Total snowfall amounts of 15 to …

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Cold Weather Alert

Wednesday March 12, 2014 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Elgin County – The Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Franklin Warsh, has issued a COLD WEATHER ALERT for Elgin County based on the Environment Canada forecast of temperatures dipping to a low of -16° C tonight. The day time temperature for …

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Winter Storm watch for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 4:49 AM EDT TUESDAY 11 MARCH 2014 Significant snow and blowing snow Wednesday. An intensifying low pressure from Kansas is forecast to track south of the Lower Great Lakes on Wednesday. Precipitation in the form of rain or wet snow and slight risk of freezing …

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Cold Weather Alert Issued For Elgin County

Sunday March 2, 2014 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Elgin County – The Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Franklin Warsh, has issued a COLD WEATHER ALERT for Elgin County based on the Environment Canada issuance of Wind chill warnings of below -30 ° C for Elgin County where the ambient …

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Wind Chill Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

Temperatures are forecast to drop into the minus 20S overnight and early Monday morning. Light to moderate winds will combine with these cold temperatures to give wind chill values into the minus 30S. Frostbite (damage, sometimes permanent, to skin and body tissue due to freezing) and hypothermia (a life threatening …

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Wind Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 1:58 PM EDT FRIDAY 1 NOVEMBER 2013 Strong and gusty winds continue in the wake of a low pressure system that tracked through Northeastern Ontario and now lies over Northern Quebec. For areas near the shores of eastern lakes Erie and Ontario, southwest winds of …

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Severe Thunderstorm watch for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 11:59 AM EDT WEDNESDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2013 Summary Severe thunderstorms possible this afternoon and tonight. This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds or heavy rainfall..Monitor weather conditions and listen for updated bulletins. Details Warm and humid …

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Heat Alert Issued for Elgin County

Date: September 10, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Elgin County – the Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Franklin Warsh, has issued a HEAT ALERT for Elgin County. Based on the predicted forecast by Environment Canada temperatures are expected to climb into the thirties resulting in humidex readings in the low …

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Severe Thunderstorm watch for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

Risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon. This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds or heavy rainfall..Monitor weather conditions and listen for updated bulletins. Details An area of thunderstorms is approaching the regions from the northwest. These storms will be capable of …

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Severe Thunderstorm watch

Summary Severe thunderstorms possible this morning. This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds or heavy rainfall..Monitor weather conditions and listen for updated bulletins. Details At 9:00 AM radar shows a line of thunderstorms extending from near Goderich to just east of Lake …

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Severe Thunderstorm watch for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 12:38 PM EDT TUESDAY 23 JULY 2013 Summary Risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon. An area of thunderstorms from lower Michigan will move across portions of the above regions this afternoon. A few of these storms will be capable of producing damaging winds and large …

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Heat Alert Ended for Elgin County

July 19, 2013 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Elgin County – The Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Franklin Warsh, will be ending the HEAT ALERT issued on July 15, 2013 for Elgin County, effective Saturday July 20th. This is based on Environment Canada’s prediction of a change in the weather …

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Severe Thunderstorm watch for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 6:20 PM EDT TUESDAY 16 JULY 2013 Summary Severe thunderstorms possible this evening. This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds or heavy rainfall..Monitor weather conditions and listen for updated bulletins. Details A hot and very moist …

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Notification of Extreme Temperatures

HEAT ALERT ISSUED FOR ELGIN COUNTY Date: July 15, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Elgin County – the Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Franklin Warsh, has issued a HEAT ALERT  for Elgin County. Based on the predicted forecast by Environment Canada temperatures are expected to climb into the thirties resulting …

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 4:58 PM EDT WEDNESDAY 10 JULY 2013 Summary At 4:55 PM EDT, meteorologists are tracking a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail, damaging winds and heavy downpours. The line extends from about Guelph to south of Strathroy and is moving southeastward at …

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Severe Thunderstorm watch for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

Severe Thunderstorm watch for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 10:50 AM EDT WEDNESDAY 10 JULY 2013 Summary Potential for severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening along a cold front. This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large …

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Severe Thunderstorm watch for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 1:11 PM EDT WEDNESDAY 3 JULY 2013 Summary Potential for severe thunderstorms development this afternoon. This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds or heavy rainfall..Monitor weather conditions and listen for updated bulletins. Conditions are favourable for …

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