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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Kingston and area

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Kingston and the area for the afternoon and evening of Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. In effect for Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee and Consecon, the watch advises that Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Kingston and area

UPDATE (Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 at 2:38 p.m.): Environment Canada has now upgraded this to a severe storm warning. “Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions,” Environment Canada said. Original article: Environment Canada has issued a severe

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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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City urges flood preparedness ahead of rainy forecast

The City of Kingston is urging residents who live in flood-prone areas to be prepared, as weather authorities are forecasting heavy rainfall for Kingston and the area. According to the City, the Cataraqui Reion Conservation Authority does not expect widespread flooding at this time, but The Weather Network is forecasting

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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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Environment Canada advises of significant snowfall for Kingston area

Winter isn’t over, and there’s a fair chance Mother Nature will remind us of that with a significant snowfall, according to Environment Canada. The national weather agency issued a special weather statement on the morning of Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 advising that significant snowfall, freezing rain, or rain are possible

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OPP issues travel advisory ahead of coming weekend storm

The East Region of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has issued a statement advising citizens to be prepared for the coming winter storm forecasted to hit Kingston and the area this weekend. According to Environment Canada, residents should be prepared for a little bit of everything as “a soaker is

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Light snow expected over night

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Kingston and the area on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. The alert is in effect for Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, and Consecon. The statement advises of a “wintry mix” of precipitation expected for the morning commute on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.

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High winds and heavy downpours possible for Kingston and area

UPDATE (5:40 p.m.): The Environment Canada special weather statement for Kingston and the area has now ended. Environment Canada has issued a second special weather statement for Kingston and the area on Wednesday, Jul. 17, 2019. The national weather agency is advising that a line of showers and thunderstorms extending

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Game 5 of NBA Finals to be televised at Leon’s Centre

With rain in the forecast for the whole night, plans have changed for those in Kingston wanting to take in what could be history in the making. The City of Kingston has partnered with the Leon’s Centre to secure a place for Kingstonians to view the Raptors vs. Warriors Game

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Water levels at LaSalle Causeway being ‘closely monitored’

  As spring continues to deliver wet weather, water levels have continued to rise, leaving many wondering how much higher the water can get before it begins to impact daily life in Kingston. On Tuesday, Jun. 4, 2019, the City of Kingston closed the portion of the waterfront trail from

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