Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Mississauga, Brampton, Halton and Hamilton


Published July 20, 2022 at 2:44 pm

Some very stormy weather is in the forecast for later this afternoon and evening (July 20).

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for strong, damaging wind gusts of up to 100 km/h and possible nickel size hail.

The strong winds will be the main hazard, but there is some uncertainty as to how far east the risk of severe weather will continue this evening.

Residents are advised to stay indoors as the strong winds may toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, and break branches off trees.

A heat warning also remains in effect for most of the region, with temperatures feeling as hot as 40 degrees Celsius with the humidity.

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