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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Kingston and area

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Kingston and the area on Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2020. The watch is in effect for the Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee and Consecon areas, and advises that situations are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms possibly capable of producing strong

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Severe thunderstorm watch for Kingston and area

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Kingston, Odessa, and Frontenac Islands. The notification was at one point a warning, but subsequently downgraded. As of 5:48 p.m., Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and

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Environment Canada issues heat warning for Kingston and area

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Kingston and the area on Thursday, Jun, 18, 2020. The heat warning is currently in effect for the Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, and Consecon areas, and advises that a prolonged period of hot weather is expected for Friday, Jun. 19 through

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Heat warning issued for Kingston and the area

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Kingston and the area on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, upgrading their previous special weather statement. The warning is in effect for Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, and Consecon, and advises of the first heat event of the year taking place this week.

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Two Kingston residents charged for drug trafficking

A routine traffic stop on Highway 401 has resulted two Kingston residents being arrested and charged for drug trafficking offences. The incident took place on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 when officers from the Lennox and Addington County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were patrolling on Highway 401 near Odessa.

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Additional frost advisory issued for Kingston and area

For the second day in a row, Environment Canada has issued a frost advisory for Kingston and the area. The second frost advisory was issued on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 3:18 p.m., and is in effect for the Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and Sandbanks Park areas.

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OPP report two Kingstonians arrested for impaired driving over weekend

Members of the Lennox and Addington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were kept busy on Saturday, May 9, 2020, as two Kingstonians were charges with impaired driving in Frontenac County. The first incident occurred at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2020, when officers responded to a report of

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Jiffy Grill to close one of its three locations

For over 28 years, Farida Hussain has owned The Jiffy Grill, a popular diner at the Kingston Centre. This coming Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10, 2020, will mark the end of a long era as the Jiffy Grill closes its Kingston Centre location. In the last 10 years, though, Farida

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Kingston businesses offering free home delivery during the pandemic

It is not “business as usual” for many bricks and mortar establishments these days. Those with products have been scrambling to find ways to continue selling their wares to their customers. Below is a collection of local businesses who offer free delivery to their clients. It is by no means

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Environment Canada advises of strong winds in Kingston and area

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Kingston and the area on Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2020. The statement is in effect for the Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and Sandbanks Park areas, and advises that cold arctic air returns with strong and gusty west winds are

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Wind warning issued for Kingston and the area

Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for Kingston and the surrounding areas as of 1:11 p.m. on Monday, Apr. 13, 2020. The warning is in effect for Kingston, Odessa, and Frontenac Islands, and advises that west to southwesterly winds gusting to 90 km/h will begin late this afternoon and

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Environment Canada advises of possible severe wind for Kingston area

Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for Kingston and the area, advising of potential brief, severe wind gusts on Friday, Mar. 20, 2020. The statement is in effect for the Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and Sandbanks Park areas. “A strong cold front will sweep across

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