Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for London-Middlesex, More Showers Expected Ahead


A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued by Environment Canada for a large portion of the region. Areas at risk include London-Middlesex, southern parts of Huron and Perth counties, as well as Sarnia-Lambton.

Showers are anticipated for Thursday night, which could possibly upgrade into a thunderstorm. There will be an accompanying low of 19 degrees, making for a cooler climate amidst the stormy weather. The downpour is expected to be heavy across certain parts of the region. Additonally, hail may occur, along with damaging wind gusts that are potent enough to carry significant force.

Friday retains the cloudy outlook with potential showers. A marginally higher temperature of 25 degrees is predicted, however, interspersed bouts of sunshine are expected as slight interruptions to the otherwise grey atmosphere.

As night descends on Friday, the cloudy weather conditions persist along with a slight possibility of rain. The temperature is predicted to dip slightly lower to 15 degrees.

As we look ahead, Saturday presents a blend of sunshine and cloud cover, with a 60% chance of showers accompanying a high of 23 degrees. Following this, the weather clears up as Sunday and Monday bring unfettered sunshine with respective highs of 22 and 24 degrees.

However, by Tuesday, the clouds return with a mild 30% chance of showers, all the while maintaining a cool 20 degrees. Wednesday follows the same pattern blending sun and clouds, with a 30% chance of rain and a slightly chillier high temperature of 18 degrees.


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