|Police Department (Non-Emergency):||(905) 688-4111|
|Fire Department:||(905) 356-1321|
|CAA Emergency Road Service:||(905) 684-4396|
|Hospitals - Greater Niagara General Hospital:||(905) 358-0171|
In case of an emergency, dial 911. This emergency number is available for the entire Niagara Region.
Niagara Falls has one daily newspaper, the Niagara Falls Review.
CJRN (710 AM) is an all-news radio station. Buffalo radio Station WBFO (88.7 FM) is a member of National Public Radio. CFLZ (91.9 FM) is operated by the Niagara Parks Commission and provides information about events, attractions and bridges.
The major TV channels are 2 (NBC), 4 (CBS), 7 (ABC) out of Buffalo, 5 (CBC) and 9 (CTV) out of Toronto and 11 (CHCH) out of Hamilton.
The coldest months in Niagara Falls are November through March, when temperatures average between -6 and 4°C (21 and 39°F).
Snowfall is abundant during the winter months. April and October are also brisk.
June, July and August are balmier, with average highs of 25°C (77°F) and lows of 15°C (59°F).
Keep in mind that the falls affects local weather conditions. Even on the sunniest days, visitors close to the falls can get quite wet from the mist if the wind is blowing their way. Be prepared to wear rain gear or to don dry clothing.
|April to Sept. 15, 8:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sept. 16 to Oct. 31 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
|2832 cubic metres/sec|
|All other dates and times||1416 cubic metres/sec|
The remainder of river flow is removed upstream from the Falls and shared equally for hydroelectric generation by Canada and the United States. The total generating capacity at Niagara is about 4.4 million kilowatts (5 million horsepower).