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Old 06-08-2011, 01:34 AM
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Default Hamilton Tornado Warning

At 125am EDT Environment Canada sent out this bulletin, doesn't specify what warning it is or where it is for.

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SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 1:25 AM EDT WEDNESDAY 8 JUNE 2011.
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==DISCUSSION==
AT 1:20 AM WEATHER RADAR SHOWS AN INTENSE THUNDERSTORM OVER THE
NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE CITY OF HAMILTON.  ROTATION SHOWING ON THE
RADAR AND A SPOTTER REPORT INDICATES THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A
TORNADO WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM.  THE THUNDERSTORM IS HEADING
SOUTHWARD AT 60 KM/H.
At 148am EDT, 23 minutes later, Environment Canada corrects the warning so it gets issued, but by now the storm isn't even in Hamilton.

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SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 1:48 AM EDT WEDNESDAY 8 JUNE 2011.
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WATCHES/WARNINGS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO...

TORNADO WARNING FOR:
=NEW= CITY OF HAMILTON.

     AT 1:30 AM WEATHER RADAR SHOWS AN INTENSE THUNDERSTORM OVER THE
     CITY OF HAMILTON.  A SPOTTER REPORTED A POTENTIAL TORNADO AND
     THE RADAR IS INDICATING SAME.  THE INTENSE THUNDERSTORM IS
     MOVING SOUTHWARD AT 50 KM/H.
Amazing work Environment Canada!
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