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Winter Storm Warning Now in Effect for Brockville, Prescott, Gananoque, Mallorytown, Merrickville-Wolford, Kemptville, Morrisburg – SD&G

Winter Storm Warning Now in Effect for Brockville, Prescott, Gananoque, Mallorytown, Merrickville-Wolford, Kemptville, Morrisburg – SD&G
Winter Storm Warning in effect for Brockville, Prescott, Gananoque, Mallorytown, Merrickville-Wolford, Kemptville, Morrisburg – SD&G! Hazardous winter conditions are expected. Snow will become heavy at times tonight into Friday morning. Snow will continue Friday before tapering off Friday night. Total snowfall amounts of 25 to 35 cm are likely by Friday night. The commute this evening may be impacted. The... Read More

High Water Talks held on Monday, February 3, 2020 – VIDEO

High Water Talks held on Monday, February 3, 2020 – VIDEO
Brockville – High Water Talks were held on Monday, February 3, 2020 at the Brockville Arts Centre organized by United Shoreline Ontario. Part 1 Includes: 1 – Welcome 2 – Mayor’s Welcome 3 – Sarah Delicate – United Shoreline Ontario Part 2 Includes: 1 – Bernie Gigas – F & L Limit, 2020 Water Level Forecasts 2 – Emergency Preparedness... Read More

High Water Talks Being Held February 3rd at Brockville Arts Centre

High Water Talks Being Held February 3rd at Brockville Arts Centre
Brockville – A discussion on the high water levels in the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario is being held Monday, February 3rd at the Brockville Arts Centre. ‘High Water Talks’ runs from 6:00pm to 8:30pm and will feature topics including: Understanding Plan 2014 & How it impacts water levels, 2020 Water Level Forecasts, Emergency Preparedness, Updates & Next Steps.... Read More

Background Paper Answers Key Questions on 2019 Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River Flooding

Background Paper Answers Key Questions on 2019 Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River Flooding
Cornwall – In an easy-to-read background paper on High Water in 2019, the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board responds to the call for more accessible information. The paper uses question and answer format to explain why it flooded in 2019, why Lake Ontario outflows were not higher in 2018 and 2019, how the Board’s actions affected water levels, and... Read More

High Lake Ontario Outflows Continue, Impacts Felt Across the System

High Lake Ontario Outflows Continue, Impacts Felt Across the System
Cornwall – Following the closure of the Seaway, and some partial and temporary ice formation in early January, mild temperatures across the Lake Ontario basin have allowed the International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board to set Lake Ontario outflows at unprecedented levels, higher than has ever previously been released in winter for several days and at times up... Read More

Freezing Rain Warning continues today for our entire region!

Freezing Rain Warning continues today for our entire region!
Freezing rain ending this afternoon. The freezing rain will transition to ice pellets, snow or rain this afternoon. Ice accretion or build-up of 5 to 10 mm is possible and power outages are possible. Poor travel conditions can be expected today. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your... Read More

Major Ice & Snow Storm Expected to Hit Our Region Sunday Afternoon into Monday!

Major Ice & Snow Storm Expected to Hit Our Region Sunday Afternoon into Monday!
Eastern Ontario – Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for Sunday afternoon, overnight and into Monday for our entire region for a potential major winter storm! They say a major ice and snow storm is possible, with freezing rain expected to develop Sunday afternoon. The freezing rain may taper off briefly Sunday night but will redevelop early Monday... Read More

Flexibility in setting Lake Ontario outflows to continue – International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board

Flexibility in setting Lake Ontario outflows to continue – International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board (Board) announced today that, in directing Lake Ontario outflows, it has been given the ability to continue deviating from the flow specified by Plan 2014. The Board has had authority to deviate from Plan 2014 since May 7th, after Lake Ontario rose above the high water trigger levels specified... Read More

WDMH Foundation hits the Bingo Jackpot!

WDMH Foundation hits the Bingo Jackpot!
Winchester – The Iroquois-Matilda Lions Club Bingo Night at the Iroquois Legion is a lot of fun. And the benefits to health care close to home are even better! On October 30th, the Lions Club Executive presented a cheque for $2,000 to the WDMH Foundation from their Bingo Fund. The gift, in support of the Foundation’s General Equipment Fund, will... Read More

Many Power Outages Around Our Region This Morning

Many Power Outages Around Our Region This Morning
Brockville – Hydro One is reporting many pockets of power outages around our region. There are pockets of power outages in Augusta Township, Edwardsburgh-Cardinal, Rideau Lakes, Athens Township, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Front of Yonge, Leeds & 1000 Islands, Howe Island, Gananoque, Brockville, Merrickville-Wolford and North Grenville. One of the major outages in our region is in Morrisburg and South Dundas where over... Read More