Hamilton weather, traffic and more: Daystarter Wednesday

Here's your news, weather and traffic for Wednesday, July 9.
Expect 40 per cent chance of shower today, Hamilton. Otherwise it looks to be a gorgeous summer day with temperatures hovering around the 20s. (CBC)

If you are still in the mood for some soccer action after Brazil's 1-7 loss to Germany at Tuesday's semi-final, Netherlands faces Argentina today for a spot at the final match. You can watch the game live starting at 4 p.m. on CBC. 

If you’re looking to get gas this morning, the cheapest price in the area is 125.9 at Sit-N-Bull, 3783 6th Line near Oneida Road.

Both Lakeshore West and Lakeshore East Go Train lines are reporting delays of up to 14 minutes as of 7:30 a.m. You can find the latest schedule here.

All Go Buses are operating as scheduled.

On major routes, here are the issues police are reporting this morning:

  • Collision: QEW eastbound just east of 3rd line. It is unknown if any lanes are blocked. Ambulance are enroute. 6:55 a.m.

Expect a mix of sun and cloud with 40 per cent chance of showers today. Wind becomes west 20 kilometres per hour late this morning. The high is 20 C.

UV index is 8 or very high, so make sure you put on sunscreen.

Environment Canada forecasts show that tonight would be partly cloudy, with 40 per cent chance of showers early this evening. Expect a low of 11 C.

Tomorrow, mainly sunny with a high of 23 C.

Twitter user @XelaEpop snapped this stunning panoramic shot of a rainbow over Hamilton after yesterday's thunderstorm.

In a video that has generated more than eight million views, someone came up with the idea of flying a drone equipped with a GoPro camera through a fireworks show. Breathtaking shots ensues. And don't worry, the drone wasn't damaged during filming.