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Old 04-12-2014, 10:19 PM
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Default Re: April 12/2014

It has begun...

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WUCN11 CWTO 130047
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 8:47 P.M. EDT SATURDAY 12 APRIL 2014.
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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR:
=NEW= CHATHAM-KENT - RONDEAU PARK
=NEW= SARNIA - PETROLIA - WESTERN LAMBTON COUNTY.

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==DISCUSSION==

UPDATED OR ENDED BY 10:16 P.M. EDT.

AT 8:47 P.M. EDT, ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS ARE TRACKING A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING VERY STRONG WIND GUSTS AND
DIME TO NICKEL SIZE HAIL.

AT 8:40 PM RADAR SHOWS A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM MOVING TO THE EAST OFF
THE NORTHERN END OF LAKE ST CLAIR AT 50 KM/H. THE THUNDERSTORM HAS A
HISTORY OF WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 90 KM/H AND 2 CM HAIL.

TAKE COVER IMMEDIATELY, IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES. GO
INDOORS AND MOVE AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND SKYLIGHTS. IN CANADA,
LIGHTNING KILLS UP TO 10 PEOPLE EVERY YEAR. REMEMBER, WHEN THUNDER
ROARS, GO INDOORS.

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.EMERGENCYMANAGEMENTONTARI...EPREPARED.HTML.

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

END/MSC
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