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Old 08-02-2015, 04:21 PM
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Default Re: Sun. Aug.2, 2015 - tornado warnings

(thread title changed to reflect warnings)

Another tornado warning issued:

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WFCN11 CWTO 022000
TORNADO WARNING
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 4:00 P.M. EDT SUNDAY 2 AUGUST 2015.
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TORNADO WARNING - REPLACES SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR:
WINGHAM - BLYTH - NORTHERN HURON COUNTY.

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==DISCUSSION==

UPDATED OR ENDED BY 4:49 P.M. EDT.

AT 4:00 P.M. EDT, ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS ARE TRACKING AN
AREA OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THAT IS POSSIBLY PRODUCING A TORNADO.
DAMAGING WINDS, LARGE HAIL AND LOCALLY INTENSE RAINFALL ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE.

WEATHER RADAR AND CANWARN STORM SPOTTERS INDICATES A TORNADO NEAR
AUBURN. IT IS MOVING EAST-SOUTHEASTWARDS AND IS EXPECTED TO BE IN
THE VICINITY OF BYTH BY 4:20 P.M. EDT.

TAKE COVER IMMEDIATELY, IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES. TORNADOES
COULD BE WRAPPED IN RAIN AND MAY NOT BE VISIBLE. DO NOT WAIT TO SEE
A FUNNEL CLOUD.

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.

LIGHTNING KILLS AND INJURES CANADIANS EVERY YEAR. REMEMBER, WHEN
THUNDER ROARS, GO INDOORS(EXCLAMATION MARK)

THE OFFICE OF THE FIRE MARSHAL AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDS
THAT YOU TAKE COVER IMMEDIATELY, IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES.

ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS WILL UPDATE ALERTS AS REQUIRED.
PLEASE MONITOR LOCAL MEDIA OR WEATHERADIO. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER,
SEND AN EMAIL TO STORM.ONTARIO(AT)EC.GC.CA OR TWEET REPORTS TO
(HASH)ONSTORM.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
HTTP://WWW.ONTARIO.CA/BEPREPARED.

HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA/WARNINGS/INDEX(....HTML?PROV=SON

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