Archive for the ‘Weather’ Category
When it rains, it pours – figuratively and literally. Sarnia Police are reminding the community to be extra cautious at this time of year and especially this past week with all the rain fall, as area ditches, ponds and streams are, at times, over flowing with water. Bank edges become slippery and unstable and people [...]
Environment Canada said severe thunderstorms are possible today into the evening for Sarnia, Petrolia and most of western Lambton County. There is also apparently the potential for the development of severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds and torrential rainfall. A hot and humid air mass across Southern Ontario has the potential to produce scattered [...]
Lambton Community Health issued the third record-breaking “Heat Alert” of the summer today. This most recent alert is expected to remain in effect at least until Saturday when temperatures are expected to ease. The heat alert is due to a combination of high temperatures and humidity that will affect Sarnia-Lambton over the next few days. [...]
Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Sarnia-Lambton. The event, which is said to come between 8:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Thursday evening may be accompanied by torrential rain, strong wind gusts and large hail. Officials are warning to take cover immediately if the system hits.
Environment Canada has renewed severe thunderstorm, hail and torrential rain warnings for Sarnia-Lambton
Environment Canada has issued an alert warning that conditions are favourable in Lambton County for severe thunderstorms to redevelop over the areas today. The main threats are torrential downpours, hail up to toonie size and intense lightning. This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds or heavy [...]
Warmer weather brings city’s open air burning by-law back into focus, prohibits burning of leaves and brush
Sarnia Fire Rescue Service is reminding residents this week that with the arrival of the warmer weather, the city’s open burning by-law prohibits anyone from burning brush, garden waste, cardboard or leaves. To obtain more information on what you can burn, where and when, you can review the bylaw from the City's website at this [...]
Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Sarnia, Petrolia and western Lambton County, as well as Watford, inery Park and eastern Lambton County. The warning, issued at 8:57 p.m. Monday, includes an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds or heavy rainfall. Residents in the affected areas [...]
Nobody's complaining today about the weather. Today's local weather forecast high temperature 14 Celsius is on the cusp of closing in on a record set in 2010 of 16.5 Celsius. The normal high for today is 5 Celsius. Environment Canada has predicted higher than normal temperatures for the next week.
Environment Canada issued a revised warning today about high winds and storm systems moving through the province and passing through our region. Another Colorado low has its sights set on Ontario with a messy mix in store, along with strong winds. Depending on where you are in Ontario this weekend, a rapidly-intensifying system could bring [...]
A cold front associated with a developing storm system is forecast to move across Southern Ontario tonight. Very strong southwest winds of 60 km/h with gusts to 90 km/h are likely in the wake of this front. Even stronger winds are possible in exposed areas along the shores of the Great Lakes, where sustained winds [...]