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Old 08-02-2015, 05:48 PM
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Default Re: Sun. Aug.2, 2015 - tornado warnings

The forecast for tonight looks promising too:

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ACCN10 CWTO 022034
FORECAST OF THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL FOR THE PROVINCE OF ONTARIO
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 4:34 PM EDT SUNDAY 2 AUGUST 2015.
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED AT 4.00 AM MONDAY.
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FORECAST OF THUNDERSTORM POTENTIAL.

TONIGHT..
SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO: MODERATE CHANCE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. THE PRIMARY THREATS ARE WIND AND HAIL WITH SLIGHT RISK OF
A TORNADO.
GOLDEN HORSESHOE: SLIGHT CHANCE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE.
THE PRIMARY THREATS ARE WIND AND HAIL.

MONDAY..
EASTERN ONTARIO: A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. THE
PRIMARY THREATS ARE WIND AND HAIL.

TUESDAY..NO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED.

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A THUNDERSTORM IS DEFINED AS SEVERE IF IT PRODUCES ONE OR MORE OF THE
FOLLOWING:

- WIND GUSTS OF 90 KM/H OR GREATER.
- HAIL OF 2 CENTIMETRES IN DIAMETER OR GREATER.
- RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 50 MILLIMETRES OR GREATER IN ONE HOUR OR LESS.
- A TORNADO.

NOTE: THIS FORECAST IS ISSUED TWICE DAILY FROM MAY 1 TO SEPTEMBER 30.

END/OSPC
Severe tstorm warnings are up:

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WUCN11 CWTO 022102
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 5:02 P.M. EDT SUNDAY 2 AUGUST 2015.
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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR:
=NEW= CITY OF TORONTO
=NEW= HALTON HILLS - MILTON
=NEW= MISSISSAUGA - BRAMPTON
=NEW= VAUGHAN - RICHMOND HILL - MARKHAM
=NEW= NEWMARKET - GEORGINA - NORTHERN YORK REGION
=NEW= ORILLIA - LAGOON CITY - WASHAGO
CALEDON
GUELPH - ERIN - SOUTHERN WELLINGTON COUNTY
ORANGEVILLE - GRAND VALLEY - SOUTHERN DUFFERIN COUNTY
SHELBURNE - MANSFIELD - NORTHERN DUFFERIN COUNTY
INNISFIL - NEW TECUMSETH - ANGUS
BARRIE - COLLINGWOOD - HILLSDALE
MIDLAND - COLDWATER - ORR LAKE.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING ENDED FOR:
HANOVER - DUNDALK - SOUTHERN GREY COUNTY
OWEN SOUND - BLUE MOUNTAINS - NORTHERN GREY COUNTY.

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==DISCUSSION==

UPDATED OR ENDED BY 6:02 P.M. EDT.

AT 4:50 P.M. EDT, ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS ARE TRACKING A
LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FROM NEAR BARRIE TOWARDS THE KITCHENER
WATERLOO AREA, MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 100 KM/H. THEY ARE PRODUCING
STRONG WIND GUSTS UP TO 100 KM/H ALONG WITH LOCAL TOONIE SIZE HAIL
AND HEAVY RAIN.

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. REMEMBER, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN
PRODUCE TORNADOES. GO INDOORS AND MOVE AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND
SKYLIGHTS.

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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