Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Niagara

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A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Niagara.

Meteorologists are warning of potentially powerful storms this afternoon and into the early evening.

Experts with Environment Canada say damaging wind gusts are possible ahead of a cold front tracking southeastward from the Lake Huron and Georgian Bay area.

Torrential downpours, frequent lightning, and hail are also possible.