There is currently a thunderstorm warning in effect for Grimsby. Strong winds, hail and down pours may occur.
During conditions like this there is a greater possibility of damage to power lines due to trees/branches and flying debris that can cause power outages. Outages may be intermittent in nature.
If you experience a power outage please call 905-945-5437 and press 1. If you have information regarding an event (i.e. heard a loud bang, branch/tree on power line, line down across road, debris made contact with power line) please communicate that information when you call in. This information will help us respond to the outage.
In the event of a power outage our crews are committed to working safely to restore power. High winds and storm conditions can pose additional risk to our crews. Power will be restored as it is safe to do so.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect until 4:39 PM EDT. Source: Environment Canada
At 1:41 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.
This line of severe thunderstorms is located from 7 kilometres east of Hamilton Beach to Ingersoll, moving southeast at 70 km/h.
Locations impacted include:
Simcoe, Brantford, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Fort Erie, Norwich, Delhi, Ancaster, Caledonia, Cayuga, Stoney Creek, Dunnville, Smithville, Lincoln, Port Colborne, Welland, Scotland, Waterford, Port Dover and Ohsweken.
Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles.