Thunderstorms, Strong Winds and a Cold Front to Blast Through Toronto

  • Thunderstorms, Strong Winds and a Cold Front to Blast Through Toronto

Thunderstorms, Strong Winds and a Cold Front to Blast Through Toronto

Winds are expected to pick up in the afternoon, and could climb up to 90 km/hour in some areas.

The National Weather Service office in Cleveland said the storm was about seven miles southwest of Swanton about 1:12 p.m. and moving east at 60 mph. Lawn furniture, garbage cans and other loose objects outside need to be brought indoor or secured today.

Environment Canada also warns conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Moreover, with a cold front hitting southern Ontario later today, wind gusts may even reach as hgh as 100 km/hr. Gusts of 55 miles per hour to 65 miles per hour are expected throughout the afternoon. Temperatures drop back to the mid 60s by late afternoon. Temperatures this weekend look fantastic, with 22 C on Saturday and a whopping 26 C on Sunday. There's also a 30 percent chance of showers before 1 p.m. Things will start off a little cooler on Monday, with highs in the upper 50s.