Skip to main content

Rare February thunderstorms rolls through the region

Share

Get ready for a wild ride in southern Ontario with the risk of rare February thunderstorms Tuesday morning.

According to CTV News London Metorologitst Julie Atchison, a low-pressure system over the American midwest will move toward the lower Great Lakes early Tuesday, bringing rain, warmth, and strong southwest winds.

Daytime highs are set to hit the double-digits Tuesday and Wednesday with temperatures forecast to drop Wednesday night with a quick return to winter.

The rain will change to flurries in London and midwestern Ontario Wednesday night, and the chance for flurries will continue Thursday.

The cold will be short lived as the warmth returns Friday as we usher in March.

Here’s a look at the London, Ont. region’s forecast

Tuesday: Mainly cloudy. Showers beginning in the morning and ending in the afternoon then 40 per cent chance of showers late in the afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm in the morning and early in the afternoon. Wind becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 in the morning. High 12.

Tuesday night: Cloudy. 40 per cent chance of showers in the evening. Showers beginning near midnight. Risk of a thunderstorm overnight. Wind south 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light after midnight. Low 10.

Wednesday: Periods of rain. Windy. High 11.

Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud with 40 per cent chance of flurries. High zero.

Friday: Sunny. High 6.

Saturday: Cloudy. High 8.

Sunday: Cloudy. High 11.

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

'Rust' armourer gets 18 months in prison for fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin on set

A movie weapons supervisor was sentenced to 18 months in prison in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film "Rust," during a hearing Monday in which tearful family members and friends gave testimonials that included calls for justice and a punishment that would instill greater accountability for safety on film sets.

Donald Trump hush money trial, explained

All of Donald Trump's trials and the characters involved make for a complicated legal mess, particularly when the four criminal cases are added to Trump's civil liability for defamation and sexual misconduct and for business fraud. Here's what to know to get up to speed on this first criminal trial, starting April 15, 2024.

Here's what to expect in the 2024 federal budget

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will be presenting the 2024 federal budget on Tuesday, revealing how the federal Liberal government intends to balance the nearly $40 billion in pre-announced new spending with her vow to remain fiscally prudent.

Prince Harry in legal setback about security protection in U.K.

Prince Harry's fight for police protection in the U.K. received another setback on Monday, when a judge rejected his request to appeal an earlier ruling upholding a government panel's decision to limit his access to publicly funded security after giving up his status as a working member of the royal family.

Stay Connected