Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Guelph, surrounding areas

A thunderstorm watch has been issued for Guelph and Waterloo region

A thunderstorm watch has been issued for Guelph and Waterloo region

When there's heat and heavy humidity, a thunderstorm usually isn't far off.

Thankfully, a cooler and less humid air mass is forecast to arrive in the wake of a weak cold front Sunday, according to the weather agency.

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for London, Parkhill, Strathroy, Komoka and Middlesex County.

Environment Canada warned severe thunderstorms with strong wind gusts were possible, as was large hail and heavy rain.

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A line of strong to severe thunderstorms has moved into southwestern Ontario and is expected to race eastward this evening.

Severe Thunderstorms rumbled through northwest Iowa Saturday morning, packing heavy winds and very heavy rainfall in parts of the listening area.

A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect through 5 p.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service, and a thunderstorm watch will be in effect through 9 p.m. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

The public is advised to take cover if threatening weather draws near.

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