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Twister 08-21-2011 04:45 PM

Goderich F3 tornado - August 21, 2011
 
Here is a pic of a damaged house from the AM920 website.
http://media.cknxradio.com/atk/uploa...o/goderich.JPG

Derecho 08-21-2011 04:48 PM

Re: Aug 20/21
 
Quote:

CTV Southwestern Ontario

Date: Sunday Aug. 21, 2011 5:01 PM ET

There are reports a tornado touched down in the Goderich area.

Witnesses have also told CTV News the storm produced golf-ball sized hail, and a number of houses have been damaged.

OPP Sgt. Dave Rektor is reporting several injuries, although they do not believe any are serious.

The Knights of Columbus Community Hall located at 390 Parsons Court in Goderich is opening its doors to residents in need of shelter.

The tornado warning has ended as of about 5 P.M.
http://swo.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/C...1/?hub=SWOHome

Twister 08-21-2011 04:59 PM

Re: Aug 20/21
 
And another: (from Twitter, no name given)
http://desmond.yfrog.com/Himg615/sca...=640&ysize=640

Twister 08-21-2011 05:20 PM

Re: Aug 20/21
 
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Destroyed Church also found on Twitter.

DarkSky 08-21-2011 06:14 PM

Goderich tornado - August 21, 2011
 
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Radar shot courtesy Brad @ York U. (check out that hook!!) :



DarkSky 08-21-2011 06:19 PM

Re: Goderich torando - August 21, 2011
 
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Photos courtesy Paul McMullen :

DarkSky 08-21-2011 06:32 PM

Re: Goderich tornado - August 21, 2011
 
Quote:

Severe weather rips roofs off buildings in Goderich:
GODERICH—Provincial police have halted traffic into Goderich after a possible tornado Sunday afternoon caused injuries and ripped the tops off buildings.
The general manager of radio station CKNX, John Weese, lives in Goderich and said the town “looks like a war zone,” according to the radio station’s website.

Article here: http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/a...gs-in-goderich

DarkSky 08-21-2011 06:38 PM

Re: Goderich tornado - August 21, 2011
 
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Thanks to Todd Rittinger for sharing these.

Taken from the north side of the Maitland River (Saltford Heights) facing towards Benmiller :

Itchy 08-21-2011 07:16 PM

Re: Goderich tornado - August 21, 2011
 
Veritable wedge there......F2???? The ones coming off the lake are sneakiest

DarkSky 08-21-2011 07:43 PM

Re: Goderich tornado - August 21, 2011
 


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