UPDATE: Particular climate assertion issued for Guelph, Waterloo Area
Update: Just before noon on Sunday July 24, Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Guelph, Waterloo Region and nearby areas.
“Conditions are favorable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms this afternoon into this evening,” says a news release.
“The main threat with these thunderstorms is damaging wind gusts. Large hail and torrential rain are lesser threats. Also, the possibility of a tornado cannot be ruled out.”
It could be a soggy Sunday in Guelph, Waterloo Region and nearby areas.
Environment Canada issued a special weather statement on Sunday morning that says “heavy downpours” are possible.
“Showers and thunderstorms are expected to move into the region this morning. Total rainfall amounts of 20 to 50 millimeters are possible,” says a news release.
“Pooling of water in poorly drained areas may occur.”
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT IN EFFECT FOR:
• Guelph – Erin – Southern Wellington County
• Kitchener – Cambridge – Region of Waterloo
• Mount Forest – Arthur – Northern Wellington County