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Old 08-01-2015, 11:23 PM
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Default Aug.1, 2015 - Tornado warning (Niagara Falls)

Tornado warning issued for the Falls :

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WFCN11 CWTO 012143
TORNADO WARNING
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 5:43 P.M. EDT SATURDAY 1 AUGUST 2015.
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TORNADO WARNING FOR:
=NEW= NIAGARA FALLS - WELLAND - SOUTHERN NIAGARA REGION.

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==DISCUSSION==

UPDATED OR ENDED BY 6:42 P.M. EDT.

AT 5:43 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.

ROTATION HAS BEEN REPORTED IN A THUNDERSTORM NEAR WAINFLEET. THE
THUNDERSTORM IS MOVING TO THE SOUTHEAST AT 40 KM/H TOWARDS LAKE
ERIE.

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)

THE OFFICE OF THE FIRE MARSHAL AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDS
THAT YOU TAKE COVER IMMEDIATELY, IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES.

ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS WILL UPDATE ALERTS AS REQUIRED.
PLEASE MONITOR LOCAL MEDIA OR WEATHERADIO. 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.ONTARIO.CA/BEPREPARED.

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

END/MSC
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