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Old 08-26-2013, 06:59 AM
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Default Monday August 26, 2013

Woke up to pouring rain, lightning and thunder. The weather network issued a lightning alert for Oshawa.
I'm not sure if this is a new addition to the weather network...I haven't noticed it before. They also have a lightning distance calculator.


Lightning Strike Details: Oshawa

Lightning detected in this zone. First strike at 05:36:23 AM Monday 26 August 2013 EDT; most recent strike at 2013-08-26 06:54:24 AM EDT. Total strikes since start of activity: 119

Please Note: During a thunderstorm you should avoid using any device that is connected to an electrical outlet. If your computer is connected to an electrical outlet, please switch to a battery powered laptop or tablet.

Severe Thunderstorm watch for Manitoulin Island
Manitoulin Island
6:03 AM EDT Monday 26 August 2013
Severe thunderstorm warning for
Manitoulin Island issued

At 6:00 AM EDT, meteorologists are tracking an area of thunderstorms capable of producing 90 km/h gusts, small hail and locally heavy downpours.

These thunderstorms have already produced wind gusts in excess of 80 km/h in easter upper Michigan.

Environment Canada continues to monitor the situation closely. Stay tuned to your local media or Weatheradio for further updates. If you would like to report severe weather, you can send an email to [email address].
Updated or ended by 7:30 AM EDT.
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Old 08-26-2013, 04:33 PM
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Default Re: Monday August 26, 2013

Frequent lightning and very close loud (canon) thunder here in St. Catharines. Power went out a work.
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