Tag Archives: Elgin County

Building Hope. Saving Lives. Public Launch

St. Thomas, ON (May 2, 2013) — Violence Against Women Services Elgin County invites media to attend the public launch of the Building Hope. Saving Lives. an initiative to create a new home for Women’s Place Elgin’s Emergency Shelter. The Building Hope. Saving Lives. Public Launch Event & Reception will …

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

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 3:15 PM EDT SATURDAY 25 MAY 2013 Frost likely overnight into early Sunday morning. Details Southern Ontario remains entrenched in a chilly airmass as northerly winds in advance of a large high pressure ridge over Lake Michigan continue to pump in air from the Arctic. …

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

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 4:22 PM EDT WEDNESDAY 22 MAY 2013 Summary Severe thunderstorms possible through early 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 Conditions are favourable for …

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

Summary Freezing temperatures and patchy frost expected tonight with widespread frost Monday night. Details A very cold air mass moving over the regions will give low temperatures of zero or minus one tonight across the regions. There will initially be very windy conditions this evening as the temperatures drop however …

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Elevated Park Project confirmed

On Track St. Thomas concludes agreement to purchase MCR Bridge The vision of an elevated park over Kettle Creek is one step closer with conclusion of negotiations to purchase the Michigan Central Railroad Bridge in St. Thomas. A firm, unconditional offer has been accepted and closing date is set for …

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Riding Roundup – Jeff Yurek’s Monthly Newsletter

Follow Jeff on Twitter: @JeffreyYurek Check out Jeff’s website: www.jeffreyyurekmpp.com I’d like to begin this newsletter by recognizing and remembering a great community leader: the Honourable John Wise.  Mr. Wise passed away on January 9th of this year.  John left behind an exceptional legacy of community service that made Elgin County and indeed …

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Elgin St. Thomas Public Health Hosting Drop-In Sessions

St. Thomas, Ontario, April 16, 2013 – Elgin St. Thomas Public Health would like you to drop-in at an information session. The community is welcome to bring questions and learn more about Elgin County’s new headquarters for public health services. “We are looking forward to showing people what this building …

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Hydro Rates to rise as bill for cancelled gas plants soar

April 15th, 2013 by Community Office News: QUEEN’S PARK – Today’s Auditor General Report confirmed what the Ontario PCs have asserted: the Liberals have understated the true cost of the cancelled power plants in the GTA, MPP Jeff Yurek said. “The AG has confirmed the taxpayer’s bill for the decision …

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

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 11:07 PM EDT THURSDAY 11 APRIL 2013 Summary Heavy rainfall again tonight. Several rounds of significant rain and thunderstorms have been affecting the warned regions over the past few days. Yet another heavy area of rain is threatening the area tonight as a slow-moving low …

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

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 4:46 AM EDT THURSDAY 11 APRIL 2013 Summary Heavy rainfall today and tonight. Several rounds of significant rain and thunderstorms have been affecting the warned regions over the past few days. Another low currently over Illinois will approach the Lower Great Lakes today. Rain and …

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

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 3:50 AM EDT WEDNESDAY 10 APRIL 2013 Summary Heavy rainfall into Thursday. A series of low pressure systems will continue to give several rounds of rain to the regions through Thursday. There will be occasional lulls in the precipitation as well. The rain may be …

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

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 2:42 PM EDT TUESDAY 9 APRIL 2013 Summary Heavy rainfall into Thursday. Details A series of low pressure systems will give periods of rain to the regions from this evening through Wednesday and into Thursday. The rain will be heavy at times with isolated thunderstorms …

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

Snowfall Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County Issued By Environment Canada At 10:54 Am Est Friday 8 February 2013 Summary Significant snowfall of 15 to 25 cm today. Heavy snow continues as a major winter storm currently centred over Lake Erie affects the regions today. General …

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

Issued By Environment Canada At 4:49 Am Est Friday 8 February 2013 Summary Significant snowfall of 15 to 25 cm today. A winter storm will continue to affect the regions today. This Texas low has intensified into a major winter storm as it approached Southern Ontario. An expanding area of …

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

Issued By Environment Canada At 12:11 Am Est Thursday 7 February 2013 Summary Significant snowstorm threatening tonight and Friday. Details A low will track northeast from Texas today then track just south of Lake Erie on Friday. This low is expected to intensify into a winter storm as it approaches …

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

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 5:30 PM EST WEDNESDAY 6 FEBRUARY 2013 Summary Significant snowstorm threatening Thursday night and Friday. Details An Alberta clipper currently tracking southeastward through the Dakotas is expected to track across the us midwest tonight and Thursday then track just south of Lake Erie on Friday. …

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Snow Squall Warning for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

Issued By Environment Canada At 12:32 Pm Est Saturday 2 February 2013 Snow squalls with near zero visibility today. Snow squalls have developed in the strong and gusty west to southwest flow off the Great Lakes. Radar indicates intense snow squall bands across the regions. Snowfall amounts will be highly …

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Cold Weather Alert Issued For Elgin County

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 – 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 weather information, ambient air temperatures have fallen below -15° Celsius and the wind chill factor is …

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

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 8:53 PM EDT MONDAY 29 OCTOBER 2012 Summary Severe winds of 60 gusting up to 100 km/h beginning this evening. This is a warning that potentially hazardous winds are expected in these regions. Monitor weather conditions and listen for updated statements. Recommended Action Details Post …

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