Tag Archives: Southwestern Ontario

Grand Opening of STEAM Education Centre

“Celebrating the Grand Opening of St. Thomas’ own STEAM Education Centre for learners of all ages across Southwestern Ontario” ST. THOMAS, ON – STEAM Education Centres, a St. Thomas based non-profit learning initiative, is officially opening its doors to the community on October 12th, 2016 in partnership with The City of …

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Thunderstorms are expected to affect southwestern Ontario this morning and into this afternoon. Any thunderstorms that do develop will have the potential to produce torrential rainfall. The threat of thunderstorms will diminish late this afternoon as the upper level disturbance responsible moves away from the region. Heavy downpours can cause …

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Yet another April snowfall on tap.

Yet another April snowfall on tap. The latest battle between spring and a very stubborn winter is setting up for today and tonight across Southern Ontario. A large Alberta Clipper approaching the Great Lakes from the northwest will spread a large area of snow into the region, with the snow …

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Freezing Drizzle Advisory

Areas of freezing drizzle are expected or occurring. Freezing drizzle has been reported in several locations across southwestern Ontario this afternoon. A weak disturbance affecting southwestern Ontario is producing a combination of light snow and areas of freezing drizzle. These conditions are forecast to linger for much of the day …

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Fog Advisory

Fog is expected to redevelop over Southwestern Ontario for this evening and into Tuesday morning. Some areas will have near zero visibilities in dense fog beginning this evening. In addition, untreated roads could become icy as the temperature drops to near freezing overnight. Fog is expected to lift Tuesday morning …

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Fog Advisory

Near zero visiblity in fog is expected or occurring. Patchy fog has formed across much of Southwestern Ontario this morning as expected. Webcams and a trained Canwarn Spotter show patchy dense fog in a few localities, with visibility less than 250 metres. Areas of dense fog will persist until a …

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County Issued at 15:05 Sunday 14 June 2015 Thunderstorms associated with a frontal boundary are affecting southwestern Ontario this afternoon. The main threat with these thunderstorms are torrential downpours, but damaging winds are also a possibility. The threat should diminish this evening. Strong …

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

A developing low pressure area originating in Colorado is forecast to track across the central Great Lakes on Wednesday. Precipitation is expected to arrive in the form of freezing rain towards dawn early wednesday morning over extreme southwestern Ontario and spread northeastwards through the morning. The freezing rain will likely …

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

A low pressure system developing over the American Plains will track towards southern Ontario today, bringing a wintery mix of precipitation to the region. Snow accompanied by some ice pellets is expected to develop early this morning over extreme Southwestern Ontario and reach the Golden Horseshoe near midday. It is …

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Freezing Drizzle Advisory for: St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County

ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 9:47 A.M. EST SUNDAY 8 FEBRUARY 2015 Areas of freezing drizzle are expected or occuring. There have been several reports of steady freezing drizzle over the Greater Toronto Area north towards Collingwood and over southwestern Ontario. Thus the Freezing Drizzle advisory has been expanded. As …

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

Severe thunderstorm conditions possible - late afternoon to late evening. Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and large hail. Strong thunderstorms are expected to affect portions of southwestern Ontario this evening. The severe weather threat should diminish late this evening.

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

Heavy rain and thunderstorms tonight. Details A low pressure system approaching the Lower Great Lakes from the American Midwest is ushering in a warm and very moist airmass. Scattered thunderstorms are expected to move across Southwestern Ontario late this evening and overnight with torrential downpours associated. Rainfall amounts of 50 …

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

Issued By Environment Canada At 8:18 Pm Est Sunday 10 February 2013 Summary Freezing rain likely tonight in South Central Ontario, spreading toward Eastern Ontario by Monday. Details A weather system approaching Ontario will spread precipitation into Southern Ontario tonight. A variety of precipitation types are possible, including a period …

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

Summary Freezing rain overnight in Southwestern Ontario. Freezing rain Monday morning in South Central Ontario. Details A warm front approaching from the southwest will bring snow and freezing rain to the regions. Over Southwestern Ontario snow will begin this evening then change to freezing rain after midnight and to rain …

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Humidex Advisory Predicted

The St. Thomas Blog - Follow The ElephantPlease note that Environment Canada is predicting a hot and humid air mass to settle over Southwestern Ontario beginning Sunday. Temperatures are forecast to reach the low thirties, and associated humidex values...

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Humidex Advisory Predicted

Please note Environment Canada is predicting a hot and humid air mass to settle over Southwestern Ontario beginning Sunday.  Temperatures are forecast to reach the low thirties and with high dew points, associated humidex values are likely to be in the range 38 to 40 in many locales.  The exception …

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Blizzard like conditions…

Schools closed due to major winter storm A major winter storm has forced the closure of schools across the Thames Valley school district on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011. All schools and facilities in Middlesex, Elgin and Oxford Counties, including London, Strathroy, Alymer, St. Thomas, Tillsonburg and Woodstock will be closed. …

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