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City declares significant weather event

The City of Kingston has declared a significant weather event following a weather alert issued by Environment Canada. During a significant weather event, residents are advised to use extra caution and are reminded that winter maintenance service levels for roads and sidewalks may not be met. What makes a weather

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Heat warning in effect for Kingston and area

Environment Canada and KFL&A Public Health have both issued a heat warning for Kingston, and area on Friday, Jul. 17, 2020. The heat warnings have been issued for the Kingston, Frontenac Islands, Odessa, Napanee, and Consecon, and advise of a prolonged period of hot weather, which will continue throughout the

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High daytime temperatures coming to Kingston and the area

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Kingston and the area, advising of hot daytime temperatures expected from Tuesday, May 26 through Thursday, May 28, 2020. The special weather statement is in effect for the Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and Sandbanks Park areas. “Daytime highs

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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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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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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Kingston and area

UPDATE: As of 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning, indicating that significant rainfall is in store for Kingston and the area. “Rain, at times heavy, is expected,” the warning reads. “An area of heavy showers and thunderstorms across the area is expected

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Heat warning issued for Kingston and area

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for the Kingston area, as extreme heat is expected through the coming days. At 1:47 p.m. on Thursday, Jul. 18, 2019, the national weather agency issued the warning for Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and Sandbanks Park, stating that significant heat

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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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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Kingston and area

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Kingston and the area as of 10:41 a.m. on Wednesday, Jun. 26, 2019. The warning is issued for Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and the Sandbanks Park areas. “Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may

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Jeff Scott: The Countryside View – The news that still needs to be told

  Bill Nye, ‘The Science Guy,’ did a stint on John Oliver’s late night show Last Week Tonight to talk about carbon taxes and climate change. He did an adult version of his iconic science show as a skit. He angrily stated, “By the end of this century, if emissions

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Winter travel advisory in effect for Kingston and area

Environment Canada has issued a winter weather travel advisory for Kingston and the area as of 3:10 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019. The advisory extends into early this evening, as areas of heavy snow are expected to continue this evening. “These areas of snow will move south early this

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