Cold front to move into Niagara tonight bringing strong storms

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A special weather statement has been issued for the Niagara Region.

Environment Canada warning of gusty winds, showers and thunderstorms this evening as a cold front moves into the area. 

Wind gusts of 70 km/hr as well as brief torrential downpours and cloud-to-ground lightning are possible with this storm. 

Weather warnings will be issued as necessary.