A collection of photos from the storm and the aftermath on Saturday morning.
By Ryan McGreal
Published July 21, 2013
Hamilton was walloped by a series of severe thunderstorms and high winds on Friday night. For several hours the city was under a tornado watch.
Here is a collection of photos from the storm and the aftermath on Saturday morning.
Dark clouds looming over 417 Aberdeen Avenue.
Angry, ominous clouds gathered over the city on Friday evening.
Between storm lashings, the city was treated to a spectacular sunset.
On Saturday morning, large branches and whole trees were down all over Hamilton. Several streets were closed all day, and power lines were down in several areas.
Southwest Hamilton was one of the areas to take the brunt of the high winds.
Tree down on Aberdeen near Queen.
Branches down at Mapleside Park.
Mapleside was blocked by a fallen tree.
Queen near Hess.
Herkimer near James.
Caroline near Charlton.
Caroline near Herkimer.
Police lines blocked several spots where live wires hung down.
A live wire hung down at Homewood and Kent.
The Mountain was mostly spared the high winds, but a big branch blocked Concession just east of Upper Wellington.
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