News & Public Notices
Severe Weather - April 16, 2018
April 16, 2018 -
Environment Canada has posted a rainfall warning in effect for the Kingston and Napanee areas. Check the radio, television and Environment Canada for the most up-to-date weather forecasts and warning information 24 hours a day. The freezing rain warning has now ended.
Streets and sidewalks
The City reminds drivers and travellers to be safe and check conditions before setting out for your destination.
Public Works crews worked through many residential areas overnight. Main roads are bare and wet this morning. Day crews will continue to plow and salt in residential areas, clear bus stops and sidewalks. Crews are also clearing snow around catch basins and monitoring for any localized surface flooding due to the forecasted heavy rain.
Swimming cancelled at Boys & Girls Club West End Hub
City swim lessons at Boys & Girls Club are cancelled today due to a facility power outage. The Boys & Girls Club West End Hub will reopen on Tuesday, April 17 with regularly scheduled programming.
Prepared for emergencies?
Are you and your family prepared for possible emergencies? The City of Kingston provides Emergency Management tips to help you prepare.
- Environment Canada – for latest weather updates.
- KFL&A Public Health's Ice Storm page – for how to prepare for severe weather.
- Utilities Kingston power outages map – if you are a Utilities Kingston customer, check this map to see details of your power outage (if it has been reported).
- Hydro One Storm Centre – if you are a Hydro One customer, check this map to see details of your power outage (if it has been reported).
- Kingston Airport arrival and departure updates
- City of Kingston Flooding page - for details on how to prepare for/prevent flooding (see the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority news site for details on watershed conditions in the region).