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Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 05-17-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,909
Posted By SlideShowBob
May 18th, 2017

The SPC has us in the cross-hairs for Thursday. EC and TWN are calling for "strong thunderstorms" in the afternoon.:whistling:

Wondering what will transpire in the afternoon:D
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 09-09-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,009
Posted By SlideShowBob
September 10, 2016 - tornado warnings

It looks like we have another day that could be interesting. The SPC has the slight risk in our cross-hairs.

Don't want to jinx it, but it could be significant.

Careful out there...it's a...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 05-10-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,784
Posted By SlideShowBob
I heard through Facebook...

That Dave Patrick had an accident at home, and is in serious condition in a Guelph hospital.

that is the message according to the Ontario Tornado Watch Facebook...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 04-29-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,436
Posted By SlideShowBob
This is interesting...

Watch out for these while chasing...

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/panamgames/2015/04/29/roving-weather-cars-to-provide-updates-during-pan-ams.html

I would love to drive those all summer :D
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 04-06-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,183
Posted By SlideShowBob
New Warning system

http://www.theweathernetwork.com/news/articles/alert-ready-is-canadas-new-national-emergency-alert-system/48567/

A long time coming. I found this on the Weather Network's site today...not a lot...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 08-04-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,171
Posted By SlideShowBob
Simcoe Day - Aug. 4, 2014

Nice little storm popped up just north of me. Smail hail and some good CG's. Watch just issued for our area.:smile:
Forum: 2014 06-18-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 38,674
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: Tues. June 17, 2014

AWCN11 CWTO
Updated weather summary for Southern Ontario and the
National Capital Region issued by Environment Canada
At 12:08 P.M. EDT Wednesday 18 June 2014.

Third tornado of the season with...
Forum: 2014 06-17-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 38,674
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: Tues. June 17, 2014

Just got back from Angus...(my sister lives on Stonemount Crecent)..they are fine, but the street is a complete mess. We finally got in contact with her.

These houses were approximately 15 houses...
Forum: 2014 06-17-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 38,674
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: Tues. June 17, 2014

Here we go:

2:23 PM EDT Tuesday 17 June 2014
Tornado watch in effect for:
•Barrie - Collingwood - Hillsdale

Tornado conditions possible - afternoon to early evening.

Conditions are...
Forum: 2014 06-17-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 38,674
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: Tues. June 17, 2014

6:12 AM EDT Tuesday 17 June 2014
Special weather statement in effect for:
•Barrie - Collingwood - Hillsdale
•Midland - Coldwater - Orr Lake
•Orillia - Lagoon City - Washago

Severe...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 04-03-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,695
Posted By SlideShowBob
Tornado Outbreak April 3-4, 1974

I noticed that today is the 40th anniversary of the Super Outbreak of 1974. Even Windsor didn't escape its wrath - 9 killed, 20 injured and it was the sixth deadliest tornado to hit Canada.
Right...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 09-01-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,490
Posted By SlideShowBob
Sun. Sept. 1, 2013

Did I just see something happening around Fergus within the last half hour? Looks like an interesting night for some.
Forum: 2013 07-20-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 93,030
Posted By SlideShowBob
Photos Re: July 19th 2013, the big day!

Sorry if I screw this up...first time posting pics here...lol
these were taken aroun 8 p.m. last night in southwest Barrie
First two pics looking north, third one looking southwest, fourth looking...
Forum: Videos (please use YouTube as host) 07-19-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 7,423
Posted By SlideShowBob
July 19, 2013 - Barrie storm

Sorry for the poor quality...this is the beginning of the storm that hit Barrie on July 19, 2013 at areound 3 p.m. EST

I need a better camera (with a windsock...lol). I ducked inside at the start...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 04-19-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,200
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: When do you think tstorm season will begin in Ontario?

My boys are happy a tornado occured on thier birthday...hehe
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 03-24-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,326
Posted By SlideShowBob
248 Million for E.C. (over 5 years)

Well, the budget is out and this is what E.C. gets. I wonder what or where it is going to be used for. Any comments?

Here's a link:...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 01-20-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,670
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: January 20th, 2013 - Thundersnow!

Spotted this from the Toronto Star: http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1317568--freak-thundersnow-wreaks-havoc-on-city

Golf ball sized hail in Brampton? I'm a bit skeptical...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 10-15-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,010
Posted By SlideShowBob
October 15, 1954

On this windy, rainy Monday...I am reminded of Hurricane Hazel's path in 1954 which unleashed a massive amount of rain in Toronto. This event affected the city in many different ways. Here's a...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 09-06-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,725
Posted By SlideShowBob
U.W.O. gets new warning system

Glad to see this catching on...finally. :)
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1252203--weather-siren-will-warn-university-of-western-ontario-of-severe-storms

I think all large...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 05-31-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,836
Posted By SlideShowBob
May 31, 1985 remembered

Today is a somber anniversary. 27 years ago, this province was struck by a very powerful system. The Grand Valley/ Barrie outbreak was a wake up call to many. It certainly made an impact on my...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 03-29-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 20,801
Posted By SlideShowBob
Re: Windsor Star Reporter Disgusted With Environment Canada

I've been a Spotter for EC since 1983 and TWN since around 2000 (Extreme Weather Team). The Weather Network has been working on the All Channel Alert system and was supposed to go online in 2010...
Forum: 2000 and earlier 03-26-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 12,307
Posted By SlideShowBob
Toronto tornado - Aug. 14, 1984

I remember a very strong thunderstorm in the evening of August 14, 1984. I witnessed a funnel cloud formation at the N.E. corner of Eglington and Martingrove at around 7 p.m. It was the first...
Forum: The Truck Stop: Storm Talk & Chit-Chat 03-18-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,234
Posted By SlideShowBob
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