Severe Thunderstorm Warning – UPDATE

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UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 9:48 A.M. EDT THURSDAY 21 JULY 2016.
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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR:
=NEW= SEARCHMONT – MONTREAL RIVER HARBOUR – BATCHAWANA BAY
=NEW= AGAWA – LAKE SUPERIOR PARK
=NEW= LITTLE ABITIBI – KESAGAMI LAKE
      MANITOUWADGE – HORNEPAYNE
      WAWA – PUKASKWA PARK
      WHITE RIVER – DUBREUILVILLE
      KAPUSKASING – HEARST – SMOOTH ROCK FALLS
      FRASERDALE – PLEDGER LAKE.

 

9:03 AM EDT Thursday 21 July 2016
Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:

  • Wawa – Pukaskwa Park
  • White River – Dubreuilville

At 9:03 a.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a cluster of severe thunderstorms capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

A line of thunderstorms from Marathon to north of Kapuskasing and is tracking eastward at 60 kilometres per hour.

Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Intense lightning is likely with any thunderstorm that develops.

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 [email protected] or tweet reports to #ONStorm.

For more information:
http://www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/beprepared/beprepared.html.

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