Up to 40 mm of rain could fall in Hamilton Monday morning.
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The city says there are nine designated ‘cool down’ facilities for people to avoid the onset of ‘heat illnesses.’
“You are seeing drought a lot more widespread and a lot earlier than on record and I’ve been farming for 15 years now and this is the driest I’ve ever seen it this early.”
The Hamilton and Niagara Region forecast calls for sunshine and higher than normal temperatures — above 30 C — starting Sunday.
With a lower than average amount of precipitation in May, a lack of rain has created challenges for Ontario farmers who have been dealing with unusually dry soil conditions.
The Hamilton Conservation Authority (HCA) says strong winds will increase the risk of flooding and erosion along Lake Ontario.
Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for both Hamilton and Niagara, saying temperatures will there exceed 30 C on Tuesday.
Ontario’s plan to keep the taps off at local splash pads until mid-June has gotten backlash from mayors across the province as temperatures rise ahead of the Victoria Day weekend.
The weather agency expects gusts to ‘strengthen’ throughout the Friday.
Environment Canada issued the tornado warning around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, but the agency cancelled it about 15 minutes later.