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An isolated tornado 'cannot be ruled out' with approaching thunderstorms: Environment Canada

Large hail, torrential downpours and frequent lightning may occur
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WEATHER ALERTS
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:

  • Elliot Lake - Ranger Lake

A cluster of thunderstorms near Wawa is moving southeastward and is expected to affect portions of the regions early this evening. Damaging wind gusts of 90 to 100 km/h, large hail, torrential downpours and frequent lightning may be associated. An isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.

Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for:

  • Greater Sudbury and vicinity

A cluster of thunderstorms over Lake Superior will move eastward through or toward portions of the regions this evening. Some of these storms will be capable of producing damaging wind gusts of 90 to 100 km/h, large hail, torrential downpours and frequent lightning.

Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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