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Default Re: Jun.1, 2013 - Kenilworth Brief Tornado and Funnels

EC confirmation of the tornado:

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Emailed to you at: Mon, 03 Jun 2013 11:06:36 -0400
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AWCN11 CWTO 031505
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ALL OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO AND THE
NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 11:02 AM EDT MONDAY 3 JUNE 2013.

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==WEATHER EVENT DISCUSSION==

FIFTH TORNADO OF THE SEASON CONFIRMED IN ONTARIO.

BASED UPON VISUAL AND DESCRIPTIVE EVIDENCE FROM A CANWARN TRAINED
STORM SPOTTER, ENVIRONMENT CANADA HAS CONFIRMED THE OCCURRENCE OF
THE 5TH TORNADO OF THE SEASON IN ONTARIO. AT APPROXIMATELY 8.15 PM
ON SATURDAY 01-JUNE, A STORM SPOTTER REPORTED AND TRACKED A FUNNEL
CLOUD NEAR KENILWORTH, AND OBSERVED THE CIRCULATION BRIEFLY REACHING
THE GROUND TWICE.

AS OF 10.30 AM TODAY THERE ARE NO REPORTS OF DAMAGE FROM THIS
TORNADO, AS IT APPEARS TO HAVE TOUCHED DOWN IN AN INACCESSIBLE
PART OF A FORESTED AREA. THUS IT IS BEING CLASSIFIED AS A LOW END
EF-0 WITH MAXIMUM WIND SPEEDS AT THE GROUND JUST REACHING 90 KM/H.

ON AN INTERESTING NOTE, THERE WAS NO LIGHTNING OR THUNDER REPORTED
IN THE AREA WHEN THE TORNADO OCCURRED.

THIS IS THE FIFTH TORNADO OF THE SEASON IN ONTARIO. ONTARIO NORMALLY
HAS 12 TORNADOES EACH YEAR IN A SEASON THAT RUNS FROM LATE APRIL
UNTIL EARLY OCTOBER.

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LOCATION EVENT DESCRIPTION

NEAR KENILWORTH BRIEF EF-0 TORNADO
CIRCULATION EXTENDING TO GROUND
OBSERVED BY CANWARN TRAINED SPOTTER
NO SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE OBSERVED


THIS WEATHER SUMMARY CONTAINS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION
AND MAY NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFICIAL OR FINAL REPORT.

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