Hamilton heat warning cancelled as cooler, wetter weather moves in


Published July 7, 2021 at 12:29 pm


The City of Hamilton’s Medical Officer of Health has cancelled the Heat Warning issued on July 4, 2021.

The cancellation comes after several days of 30-plus temperatures and humidex values around 40.

Wednesday’s forecast suggests Hamilton will see some cooler temperatures in the days ahead as some wet weather moves in, according to Environment Canada.

There is a 40 per cent chance of showers Wednesday morning and 70 per cent chance in the afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms developing, the weather agency predicts.

A high of 23 degrees Celcius is expected with humidex values close to 30 throughout the day.

Overnight, showers are expected with potential for thunderstorms and fog patches developing overnight. Local rainfall amounts of 15 to 25 mm are forecasted.

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