Special weather statement in effect for:
- Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region
- St. Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region
Strong and gusty southwest winds today.
Strong and gusty southwest winds are expected today in the wake of a cold front which moved east across the region this morning. Frequent wind gusts of 70 to 80 km/h are expected. A few higher gusts are possible especially near the shore of Lake Erie in the Port Colborne to Fort Erie area.
Motorists should be prepared for strong and gusty winds which may result in difficult driving conditions.
The strong winds will become more westerly and diminish somewhat by this evening.
Now, taking a look at the forecast:
A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 increasing to 50 gusting to 70 near noon. High 18. UV index 7 or high.
Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Wind southwest 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming northwest 20 gusting to 40 overnight. Low 6.
A mix of sun and cloud. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light in the afternoon. High 14.
Clear. Low plus 5.
Sunny. High 17.
Clear. Low 9.
A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers. High 16.
Cloudy periods with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 9.
A mix of sun and cloud. High 17.
Cloudy periods. Low 13.
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