Severe Weather Threat Begins Sunday Afternoon
There will be the threat for severe weather beginning Sunday afternoon. Severe thunderstorms are expected to move into the area from Michigan. The risk for this event is rather low compared to most events, however, areas in the Elevated category should stay weather aware.
Our Severe Weather Outlook is above and will be updated if deemed necessary.
Area and Threat Breakdown
Areas: Goderich, Hanover, Kincardine, Owen Sound, Wiarton and Tobermory
Threats: Heavy Rain, Small Hail, Strong Wind Gusts (70 to 80 km/h), Isolated Tornado* and Frequent Lightning
*NOTE: The risk of an isolated tornado is very low, however, it should be noted as it is possible.
Areas: Collingwood, Orangeville, Listowel, Grand Bend, London, St. Thomas, Sarnia, Chatham and Windsor
Threats: Heavy Rain, Small Hail, Strong Wind Gusts (70 to 80 km/h) and Frequent Lightning
Very Low (Light Green)
Areas: Midland, Barrie, Newmarket, Georgetown, Kitchener-Waterloo, Stratford and Woodstock
Threats: Heavy Rain, Strong Wind Gusts (70 to 80 km/h) and Frequent Lightning
Areas: Simcoe, Brantford, Hamilton, Toronto, Oshawa, Peterborough, Orillia, Bracebridge, Parry Sound, Huntsville, Bancroft and Barry's Bay
Threats: Heavy Rain and Frequent Lightning
Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for the following areas:
Bruce Peninsula - Sauble Beach - Tobermory
Chatham-Kent - Rondeau Park
Goderich - Bluewater - Southern Huron County
Hanover - Dundalk - Southern Grey County
Listowel - Milverton - Northern Perth County
London - Parkhill - Eastern Middlesex County
Mount Forest - Arthur - Northern Wellington County
Owen Sound - Blue Mountains - Northern Grey County
Sarnia - Petrolia - Western Lambton County
Saugeen Shores - Kincardine - Southern Bruce County
Stratford - Mitchell - Southern Perth County
Strathroy - Komoka - Western Middlesex County
Watford - Pinery Park - Eastern Lambton County
Windsor - Leamington - Essex County
Wingham - Blyth - Northern Huron County
Isolated strong wind gusts associated with thunderstorms expected later today. Isolated thunderstorms are forecast to move across the area late this afternoon through early this evening. While the thunderstorms are not expected to be particularly strong, isolated wind gusts up to 70 or 80 km/h will be possible. Local power outages may occur as well as some damage to tree branches.