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Old 07-30-2014, 06:14 PM
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Default Re: July 30, 2014

Severe tstorm warning for St. Catharines (ended). (wasn't severe) :
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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 1:23 P.M. EDT WEDNESDAY 30 JULY 2014.
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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR:
=NEW= NIAGARA FALLS - WELLAND - SOUTHERN NIAGARA REGION
=NEW= ST. CATHARINES - GRIMSBY - NORTHERN NIAGARA REGION.

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==DISCUSSION==

UPDATED OR ENDED BY 3:22 P.M. EDT.

AT 1:23 P.M. EDT, ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS ARE TRACKING A 
LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN.

THE WEST TO EAST LINE EXTENDS FROM ABOUT WELLANDPORT THROUGH 
FONTHILL TO ABOUT NIAGARA FALLS AND IS NEARLY STATIONARY. RAINFALL 
AMOUNTS IN THE 50 TO 75 MM RANGE ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT HOUR OR 
TWO. SMALL HAIL MAY ALSO BE ASSOCIATED.

TAKE COVER IMMEDIATELY, IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES. RAPIDLY 
RISING RIVERS AND CREEKS CAN SWEEP AWAY BRIDGES, CULVERTS, 
BUILDINGS, AND PEOPLE. AVOID DRIVING THROUGH WATER ON ROADS. WATCH 
FOR POSSIBLE WASHOUTS NEAR RIVERS, CREEKS AND CULVERTS. IN CANADA, 
LIGHTNING KILLS UP TO 10 PEOPLE EVERY YEAR. REMEMBER, WHEN THUNDER 
ROARS, GO INDOORS.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ONTARIO RECOMMENDS THAT YOU TAKE COVER 
IMMEDIATELY, IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES.

ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS WILL UPDATE ALERTS AS REQUIRED, SO 
STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL MEDIA OR WEATHERADIO. EMAIL REPORTS OF 
SEVERE WEATHER TO STORM.ONTARIO(AT)EC.GC.CA OR TWEET WITH THE HASHTAG 
(HASH)ONSTORM.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
HTTP://WWW.EMERGENCYMANAGEMENTONTARIO.CA/ENGLISH/BEPREPARED/BEPREPARED.HTML.

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

END/MSC
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