Extreme Weather

Severe weather refers to any dangerous meteorological phenomena with the potential to cause damage, serious social disruption, or loss of human life.

How will you know when severe weather is coming?

  • Environment Canada issues a warning when severe weather is about to or is occurring. 
  • A watch is issued when conditions are favourable for the development of severe weather. 
  • A special weather statement is issued for unusual weather events that may be an inconvenience or may be a potentially hazardous situation in the long term forecast. 
  • Alert Ready: Canada’s New Emergency Alert System
Victoria Day Closure 2024
Easter Holiday Closure Notice
Family Day Closure Notice
Graphic to indicate holiday closures at Elgin County Facilities. The Elgin County Administration Building, Provincial Offences Administration Building, and Elgin County Heritage Centre will be closed on Friday, December 23rd at noon. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024.