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Hold onto your hats

publisher Sep 21, 2018 - 11:41am

Expect windy weather this afternoon and evening, Environment Canada warns.

Strong southwesterly wind gusts of 70 to 80 km/h are expected to develop this afternoon and early this evening, with higher wind gusts likely in thunderstorms. These strong winds are associated with a cold front that will track over the area late this afternoon and early this evening.

Additionally, northwest winds gusting to 60 or 70 km/h are also expected this evening after the cold front passes. Winds will then diminish overnight.
Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.

Extreme heat policy postpones Monday night minor soccer

sean Jul 17, 2018 - 11:49am

Last night (July 16), the Glengarry Soccer League's extreme heat policy came into effect again, forcing the postponement/cancellation of a slate of scheduled minor matches, affecting all 6:30 p.m. starts in the U10 boys, U10 girls, U14 boys, and U19 girls divisions. Games with 8:30 p.m. starts went ahead, as did action in the ERSL (Glengarry Hearts).

Low water

publisher Jul 12, 2018 - 7:56am

South Nation Conservation (SNC) has issued a precipitation triggered level I low water condition encompassing SNC’s entire jurisdiction. According to Environment Canada, precipitation over the past three months was 60-76% below normal. The lack of rainfall has left the cumulative precipitation between 20-40% of the historical values for the month of June analyzed from Environment Canada climate stations in Ottawa, and Brockville.

ICYMI: full slate of GSL soccer games on tap for Sunday

sean Jul 8, 2018 - 1:14pm

In an effort to make up matches postponed from earlier in the week due to extreme heat, the Glengarry Soccer League has been trying to make them up over the course of the weekend.

Tonight, July 8, there are youth matches at the U10 boys, U10 girls, U14 boys, and U19 girls levels, as well as tier 2 men's.

Sunday is traditionally a day of rest in the GSL regular season.

We will have more details in the next edition of The Glengarry News.

Looking for water?

publisher Jul 6, 2018 - 8:19am

Although they are very vocal at night, coyotes are not often seen out in the open in the middle of the day.

This animal ambled across a soybean field near Vankleek Hill this week, perhaps in search of a drink of water.

While the oppressive heat ended Thursday evening, little rain fell on the area.

Warmer temperatures are in the forecast again for the foreseeable future.

On the bright side, you can almost hear the corn growing.

Glengarry Soccer League announces extreme heat policy to guide game cancellations

sean Jul 4, 2018 - 1:12pm

Today, the Glengarry Soccer League announced is extreme heat guidelines to clarify when scheduled youth and adult matches will be postponed and/or cancelled.

Read more about the policy here in Sports Extra. We will also post further announcements on matches cancelled/postponed, as details become available.