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Default Seventh tornado of the season confirmed in Ontario

Update from EC:

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AWCN11 CWTO 071803
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ALL OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO AND THE
NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 1:20 PM EDT FRIDAY 7 JUNE 2013.


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==WEATHER EVENT DISCUSSION==


SEVENTH TORNADO OF THE SEASON CONFIRMED IN ONTARIO.


ENVIRONMENT CANADA HAS CONFIRMED THE OCCURRENCE OF THE 7TH TORNADO OF
THE SEASON BASED ON THE TESTIMONY OF A TRUCK DRIVER DRIVING ON
HIGHWAY 401 NEAR MALLORYTOWN AT ABOUT 10:30 PM ON MAY 22ND.


THE TRUCK DRIVER EXPERIENCED TRUCK MOVEMENT CONSISTENT WITH THE
PASSAGE OF A WEAK TORNADO. IT IS THEREFORE BEING CLASSIFIED AS A LOW
END EF-0 WITH MAXIMUM WIND SPEEDS AT THE GROUND REACHING 90 KM/H.


THIS IS THE SEVENTH TORNADO OF THE SEASON IN ONTARIO. ONTARIO
NORMALLY HAS 12 OR 13 TORNADOES EACH YEAR IN A SEASON THAT RUNS FROM
LATE APRIL UNTIL EARLY OCTOBER.



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TIME(LCL) LOCATION EVENT DESCRIPTION


MALLORYTOWN BRIEF EF-0 TORNADO
WITNESSED BY TRUCK DRIVER


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


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