Severe thunderstorm watch ends for Hamilton, Burlington and Niagara
The storms were expected to roll through the region throughout the day
A severe thunderstorm watch for Hamilton, Burlington and the Niagara area is now over.
The weather authority issued the watch Thursday afternoon, warning the storms could produce wind gusts up to 100 km/h, heavy downpour and large hail.
"Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes," stated the weather statement. "Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. If you hear thunder, then lightning is close enough to be dangerous."
The storms were expected to roll through the region throughout the morning and afternoon.