Fog advisory warns of zero visibility

Fog advisory warns of zero visibility

A fog advisory issued by Environment Canada tonight says zero visibility is to be expected on roadways. The advisory is in effect for Chatham-Kent, Rondeau Park, Leamington and Windsor. Dense fog patches are expected to persist into Friday morning. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. If travelling, be prepared for areas […]

Driving conditions deteriorate across CK

Driving conditions deteriorate across CK

Treacherous driving conditions exist across Chatham-Kent at this hour. Multiple accidents are being reported as flash freezing has caused black ice to form across the municipality. Drivers must go extra slow and caution must be used in cornering. Do not travel unless necessary. 2 cm of snow is expected tonight. The low will be minus […]

Niagara police issue Amber Alert for 9-year-old girl

Niagara police issue Amber Alert for 9-year-old girl

The Niagara Regional Police Service are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 9-year-old Layla Sabry. Police need to locate Layla to check on her welfare and believe she is in the company of her mother Allana Haist. Layla and her mother Allana were last seen Thursday December 1 at about 6 p.m. at 6 King Street in Welland. Their […]

Police looking help in identifying suspect

Police looking help in identifying suspect

The Chatham-Kent police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man they say attempted to steal $800 worth of tablets from Walmart. According to CKPS the incident occurred at about 6 p.m. The man was accosted by store security before fleeing on foot empty-handed. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Andrew […]

Police looking for public assistance

Police looking for public assistance

On August 23 around 3:30 p.m. this man entered a vehicle and business on Sandys Street in Chatham and stole a cashier’s cheque and car keys. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Stan Blonde at stanb@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #5387.  Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible […]

Drive-thru to collect winter coats on September 13 in Chatham for Operation Cover-Up

Drive-thru to collect winter coats on September 13 in Chatham for Operation Cover-Up

United Way of Chatham-Kent and The Salvation Army are set to launch the 2016 Operation Cover-Up program with the event “Coats for Coffee” on Tuesday, September 13 as part of the initiatives taking place to celebrate Positivity Day. People across Chatham-Kent can drive-thru “The 425” circular parking lot and drop off their clean, gently used […]

Funnel clouds possible in the region

Funnel clouds possible in the region

Conditions are be favourable for the development of funnel clouds today for Chatham-Kent, Rondeau Park, Leamington and Windsor according to Environment Canada. These types of funnel clouds are generated by weak rotation under rapidly growing clouds or weak thunderstorms. This weak rotation is normally not a danger near the ground. However, there is a chance that […]

Severe thunderstorm watch for Chatham- Kent

Isolated funnel clouds predicted

Severe thunderstorm watch for Chatham- Kent

Scattered thunderstorms will affect portions of southwestern Ontario this afternoon and early evening. Rainfall amounts up to 50 mm in an hour as well as isolated funnel clouds are associated with some of these storms. Local damaging winds and hail are also possible. Fast-moving water across a road can sweep a vehicle away. Heavy downpours […]

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