Severe Weather Possible Overnight Wednesday
Severe weather is possible across Southwestern Ontario overnight Wednesday into the early morning hours Thursday. A cluster of strong thunderstorms will move from Wisconsin into Michigan overnight and may move into Southwestern Ontario early Thursday morning.
The main threat with this cluster of thunderstorms will be damaging winds. This type of setup is particularly dangerous as many people are sleeping while the storms occur.
The Elevated/Yellow region includes areas such as Windsor, Sarnia, Chatham, London and St. Thomas. In these areas, the main risks will be heavy rain, strong wind gusts, small hail and an isolated tornado.
The Green/Low region includes areas such as Goderich, Kitchener, Brantford and Simcoe. In these areas, the main risks will be heavy rain and strong wind gusts.
The Light Green/Very Low region includes areas such as Kincardine, Listowel, Hamilton and St. Catharines. In these areas, the main risks will be heavy rain.
The Seafoam/Non-Severe region includes aras such as Owen Sound, Barrie, Port Elgin, Orillia, Oshawa and Toronto. Non-severe thunderstorms are possible in these areas.
Our current Severe Weather Outlook is below and will be updated as needed. Prepare for potential severe thunderstorms tonight and have a way to receive weather alerts.