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Old 03-15-2012, 09:28 AM
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Photos Mar.15, 2012 - Severe thunderstorm warning / tornado watch

"Two persons injured at Toyota plant [in Cambridge], 1 was struck and the others was close enough to feel the effects. Both persons are conscious and breathing. " (thanks Terry)

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  Niagara Falls - Welland - Southern Niagara Region
 8:52 AM EDT Thursday 15 March 2012
 Severe thunderstorm warning for  
Niagara Falls - Welland - Southern Niagara Region issued

    Severe thunderstorms with up to toonie size hail and torrential  downpours over the area until 10:30 AM EDT. Storms are moving southward  at about 40 km/h.

   Monitor weather conditions and take immediate safety precautions if threatening weather approaches. 

 St. Catharines - Grimsby - Northern Niagara Region
 8:52 AM EDT Thursday 15 March 2012
 Severe thunderstorm warning for  
St. Catharines - Grimsby - Northern Niagara Region issued

    Severe thunderstorms with up to toonie size hail and torrential  downpours over the area until 10:30 AM EDT. Storms are moving southward  at about 40 km/h.

   Monitor weather conditions and take immediate safety precautions if threatening weather approaches.


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wow.......
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Old 03-15-2012, 12:23 PM
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Default Re: Mar.15, 2012 - Severe thunderstorm

A watch has been issued again:

Code:
873 
WWCN11 CWTO 151501
SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 11:01 AM EDT THURSDAY 15 MARCH 2012.
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WATCHES/WARNINGS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO...

 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR:
=NEW= CITY OF TORONTO
=NEW= WINDSOR - ESSEX - CHATHAM-KENT
=NEW= SARNIA - LAMBTON
=NEW= ELGIN
=NEW= LONDON - MIDDLESEX
=NEW= SIMCOE - DELHI - NORFOLK
=NEW= DUNNVILLE - CALEDONIA - HALDIMAND
=NEW= OXFORD - BRANT
=NEW= CITY OF HAMILTON
=NEW= HALTON - PEEL
=NEW= VAUGHAN - RICHMOND HILL - MARKHAM
=NEW= NEWMARKET - GEORGINA - NORTHERN YORK REGION
=NEW= GODERICH - BLUEWATER - SOUTHERN HURON COUNTY
=NEW= STRATFORD - MITCHELL - SOUTHERN PERTH COUNTY
=NEW= LISTOWEL - MILVERTON - NORTHERN PERTH COUNTY
=NEW= WATERLOO - WELLINGTON
=NEW= DUFFERIN - INNISFIL
=NEW= BARRIE - ORILLIA - MIDLAND.

 
      CONDITIONS ARE FAVOURABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TO
REDEVELOP
OVER THE AREAS TODAY. THE MAIN THREATS ARE TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS,
HAIL UP TO TOONIE SIZE AND INTENSE LIGHTNING.

 
      THIS IS AN ALERT TO THE POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE
      THUNDERSTORMS WITH LARGE HAIL, DAMAGING WINDS OR HEAVY
      RAINFALL..MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR UPDATED
      BULLETINS.

 
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==DISCUSSION==


 
REFER TO YOUR LOCAL PUBLIC FORECAST FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

 
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Old 03-15-2012, 04:17 PM
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Nice cells going across southern L. Huron right now:

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ya some of thoes might hit me im in alliston ok im soooo excited
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Default Re: Mar.15, 2012 - Severe thunderstorm

Code:
967 
 WWCN11 CWTO 152147
 SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN
 ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
 AT 5:47 PM EDT THURSDAY 15 MARCH 2012.
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 WATCHES/WARNINGS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO...

TORNADO WATCH FOR:
 =NEW= WINDSOR - LEAMINGTON - ESSEX COUNTY.

      A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM FROM LOWER MICHIGAN IS MOVING TOWARDS
       THE WINDSOR AREA. THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE
       TORNADOES FROM 6:30 PM TO 8:30 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

      THIS IS AN ALERT TO THE POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE
       THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORNADOES..MONITOR WEATHER
       CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR UPDATED BULLETINS.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR:
       CITY OF TORONTO
       CHATHAM-KENT - RONDEAU PARK
       SARNIA - LAMBTON
       ELGIN
       LONDON - MIDDLESEX
       SIMCOE - DELHI - NORFOLK
       DUNNVILLE - CALEDONIA - HALDIMAND
       OXFORD - BRANT
       CITY OF HAMILTON
       HALTON - PEEL
       VAUGHAN - RICHMOND HILL - MARKHAM
       NEWMARKET - GEORGINA - NORTHERN YORK REGION
       UXBRIDGE - BEAVERTON - NORTHERN DURHAM REGION
       HURON - PERTH
       WATERLOO - WELLINGTON
       DUFFERIN - INNISFIL
       GREY - BRUCE
       BARRIE - ORILLIA - MIDLAND
       PETERBOROUGH - KAWARTHA LAKES
       BANCROFT - HASTINGS HIGHLANDS - DENBIGH
       PARRY SOUND - MUSKOKA
       HALIBURTON
       RENFREW - PEMBROKE - BARRY'S BAY
       ALGONQUIN
       BURK'S FALLS - BAYFIELD INLET.

      CONDITIONS ARE FAVOURABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TO REDEVELOP
       OVER THE AREAS THIS EVENING. THE MAIN THREATS ARE
       TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS, HAIL UP TO TOONIE SIZE AND INTENSE
       LIGHTNING.

      THIS IS AN ALERT TO THE POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE
       THUNDERSTORMS WITH LARGE HAIL, DAMAGING WINDS OR HEAVY
       RAINFALL..MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR UPDATED
       BULLETINS.

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 WATCHES/WARNINGS ENDED FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UPGRADED TO TORNADO WATCH FOR:
       WINDSOR - LEAMINGTON - ESSEX COUNTY.

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 ==DISCUSSION==


REFER TO YOUR LOCAL PUBLIC FORECAST FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

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Apparently there's been funnel clouds and confirmed tornadoes west of Detroit.
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Default Re: Mar.15, 2012 - Severe thunderstorm warning / tornado watch

Yup Dexter MI, severe damage to buildings, multiple funnel clouds reported across the state.
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Default Re: Mar.15, 2012 - Severe thunderstorm warning / tornado watch

Radar image and photo of tornado in Dexter, MI :




Future info related to the US portion of this storm will be put here: http://www.ontariostorms.com/showthread.php?t=942
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Just these little cells in the area just east of toronto are putting out a ferocious amount of lightning, even just as i wrote this, the power keeps goin(huge bang)g out and there have been multiple cg strikes in the surrounding area along with very loud thunder in some cases. One instance the lightning came down and there was a bizzare bluish glow after for a second almost like you would see in a power flash. The most racket and intense lightning i've seen in a long long time. Even got a few frame grabs I will post soon. D@mn! that was intense! A huge CG bolt just dropped down, to the northwest.

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Default Re: Mar.15, 2012 - Severe thunderstorm warning / tornado watch

Thanks for the update ratslicer. Yes looking at the radar loop, the most intense cells from this system going through is in a line up around the Peterborough area. Looks like mostly rain in other places. The forecast is for more tstorms Friday. A nice early start to our storm season.
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