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Old 07-19-2013, 07:56 PM
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Default Re: July 19th 2013, the big day!

New Tornado warning

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Niagara Falls - Welland - Southern Niagara Region
6:51 PM EDT Friday 19 July 2013
Tornado warning for
Niagara Falls - Welland - Southern Niagara Region upgraded from Severe thunderstorm warning

At 18:40 EDT, radar shows a thunderstorm that may be producing a tornado near Stoney Creek and a second west of Hamiltoni. The storms is moving eastward at 60 km/h.

This is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation.

Emergency Management Ontario recommends that you take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.

Go indoors to a room on the lowest floor, away from outside walls and windows, such as a basement, bathroom, stairwell or interior closet. Leave mobile homes, vehicles, tents, trailers and other temporary or free-standing shelter, and move to a strong building if you can. As a last resort, lie in a low spot and protect your head from flying debris.

Tornadoes are likely wrapped in rain and may not be visible. Do not wait to see a funnel cloud.

For more information:
http://www.emergencymanagementontari...eprepared.html .

Environment Canada continues to monitor the situation closely. Stay tuned to your local media or Weatheradio for further updates. If you would like to report severe weather, you can send an email to [email address].

Updated or ended by 7:30 PM EDT.
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