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Environment Canada issues rainfall alert for Kingston area

Kingston and the area are in store for some heavy rain as the week comes to an end, with Environment Canada predicting rainfall of up to 40 mm. Just after 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, Environment Canada issued a special weather statement, advising that rain, at times heavy,

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Heavy rains keeping a local business’ doors closed beyond lockdown

After nearly a year and a half of business owners opening and closing their doors, and adjusting businesses strategies to adapt to all the curveballs the pandemic threw at them, the last thing a small town business owner needs is to close its doors for repairs. However, that’s just what

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Severe thunderstorms expected for Kingston and area

Update: As of 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jul. 20, 2021, Environment Canada has issued a Severe Storm Warning for the Kingston area. The Warning is in effect for the Kingston, Frontenac Islands, Odessa, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and the Sandbanks Park areas. The warning advises of high winds up to 90

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Environment Canada advises of isolated thunderstorms in Kingston area

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Kingston and the area, advising of rain and thurderstorm activity for the afternoon of Tuesday, Jun. 8, 2021. The statement, which is in effect for the Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and Sandbanks Park areas, explains that isolated thunderstorms

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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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