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Niagara Falls
Thursday, May 23, 2024
Wind, rain warning for Niagara

Environment Canada has issued a wind and rain warning for Tuesday for the Niagara region.

Strong winds may cause local power outages and flying debris, said a public notice.

Niagara Falls, Welland, St. Catharines and Grimsby are expected to see a significant thunderstorm with rainfall starting this afternoon followed by a heavier downpour in the evening.

EC said the storm is the result of a low pressure system from Colorado combined with an approaching artic cold front is expected to bring a rainfall of 15 to 30 millimetres with the possibility of wind gusts up to 100 km/h early Wednesday morning.

Residents are advised to take safety precautions.

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