Hamilton, Burlington getting heavy rain amid severe thunderstorm watch
Published August 26, 2021 at 7:12 pm
A cluster of severe thunderstorms has raised risks of localized flooding, nickel-size hail and wind gusts of up 90 kilometres per hour in Hamilton.
This storm system is located from Woodstock to Hamilton. Radar suggests some areas have seen in excess of 60 millimetres of rain as of 6:45 p.m.. on Thursday (Aug. 26).
Hamilton was hardly unspared, as videos shared to social media illustrated.
— HamOnt Alerts (@HamOntAlerts) August 26, 2021
— Rob Bieber Ⓥ🌈 (@rob_bieber) August 26, 2021
— Curtis Herle (@CurtisHerle) August 26, 2021
— Luc Bernier (@DrLucBernier) August 26, 2021
The storm could affect Hamilton, Burlington, Ancaster, Dundas, Waterdown, Stoney Creek, Bronte Creek Provincial Park, Grimsby and Beamsville.
UPDATE: The severe thunderstorm watch was lifted at 8:38 p.m.
Severe thunderstorm watch ended for #HamOnt at 8:38pm EDT
— HamOnt Alerts (@HamOntAlerts) August 27, 2021
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