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Old 09-11-2016, 06:28 AM
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Default Re: September 10, 2016 - tornado warnings

Tornado warning:
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WFCN11 CWTO 102231
TORNADO WARNING
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 6:31 P.M. EDT SATURDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 2016.
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TORNADO WARNING FOR:
PICTON - SANDBANKS PARK.


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==DISCUSSION==

UPDATED OR ENDED BY 7:21 P.M. EDT.

AT 6:31 P.M. EDT, ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS ARE TRACKING A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM THAT IS POSSIBLY PRODUCING A TORNADO. DAMAGING
WINDS, LARGE HAIL AND LOCALLY INTENSE RAINFALL ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

A THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO IS APPROACHING THE
SANDBANKS AND PICTON AREAS FROM THE SOUTHWEST OVER LAKE ONTARIO.
THIS THUNDERSTORM MAY REACH THESE LOCALES NEAR 7.00 PM. THERE HAVE
BEEN A COUPLE REPORTS OF POSSIBLE FUNNEL CLOUDS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS
THUNDERSTORM OVER EASTERN LAKE ONTARIO EARLY THIS EVENING.

THIS IS A DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY LIFE-THREATENING SITUATION. TAKE
COVER IMMEDIATELY, IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES. IF YOU HEAR A
ROARING SOUND OR SEE A FUNNEL CLOUD, SWIRLING DEBRIS NEAR THE
GROUND, FLYING DEBRIS, OR ANY THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHING, TAKE
SHELTER IMMEDIATELY. GO INDOORS TO A ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR, AWAY
FROM OUTSIDE WALLS AND WINDOWS, SUCH AS A BASEMENT, BATHROOM,
STAIRWELL OR INTERIOR CLOSET. LEAVE MOBILE HOMES, VEHICLES, TENTS,
TRAILERS AND OTHER TEMPORARY OR FREE-STANDING SHELTER, AND MOVE TO A
STRONG BUILDING IF YOU CAN. AS A LAST RESORT, LIE IN A LOW SPOT AND
PROTECT YOUR HEAD FROM FLYING DEBRIS. LIGHTNING KILLS AND INJURES
CANADIANS EVERY YEAR. REMEMBER, WHEN THUNDER ROARS, GO
INDOORS(EXCLAMATION MARK) TORNADO WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN IMMINENT
OR OCCURRING THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY TO PRODUCE OR ARE PRODUCING
TORNADOES. THE OFFICE OF THE FIRE MARSHAL AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
RECOMMENDS THAT YOU TAKE COVER IMMEDIATELY IF THREATENING WEATHER
APPROACHES. PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED
BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO
STORM.ONTARIO(AT)EC.GC.CA OR TWEET REPORTS TO (HASH)ONSTORM. FOR
MORE INFORMATION:
HTTP://WWW.EMERGENCYMANAGEMENTONTARI...EPREPARED.HTML.

HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA

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