Weather Statement Issued For Welland, Area

Statements

ISSUED: 12:01 PM EDT Saturday 28 May 2016
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region
  • St. Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region

A warm and humid airmass has settled over southern Ontario. While heat warning criteria is not expected to be reached in most places, this is the first very warm and humid weather of the season.

These conditions pose a health risk when you are not used to the heat. Everyone is at risk from heat, especially older adults, infants and young children, and people with chronic illnesses. You are advised to (1) drink plenty of cool liquids before feeling thirsty, and (2) keep cool by dressing for the weather and spending a few hours each day in a cool place.

Maximum temperatures will range from 29 to 32 today. Overnight lows will range from 18 to 21 tonight.

Maximum temperatures Sunday and Monday are forecast to be in the high twenties with overnight lows in the mid to high teens.

Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at http://www.weather.gc.ca.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to storm.ontario@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #ONStorm.

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