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Old 05-21-2014, 08:28 PM
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Default May 21, 2014 - severe tstorm warning. Really!?

Code:
WUCN11 CWTO 212323
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 7:23 P.M. EDT WEDNESDAY 21 MAY 2014.
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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR:
=NEW= NIAGARA FALLS - WELLAND - SOUTHERN NIAGARA REGION
=NEW= ST. CATHARINES - GRIMSBY - NORTHERN NIAGARA REGION
=NEW= CITY OF HAMILTON
      SIMCOE - DELHI - NORFOLK
      DUNNVILLE - CALEDONIA - HALDIMAND
      BRANTFORD - COUNTY OF BRANT.

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==DISCUSSION==

UPDATED OR ENDED BY 9:02 P.M. EDT.

AT 7:23 P.M. EDT, ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS ARE TRACKING A 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING VERY STRONG WIND GUSTS, 
QUARTER TO TOONIE SIZE HAIL AND HEAVY RAIN.

STORMS ARE MOVING EASTWARD AND SOUTHEASTWARD AT 30 KM/H. ONLY 
EXTREME EASTERNMOST SECTIONS OF HAMILTON WILL BE AFFECTED.

TAKE COVER IMMEDIATELY, IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES. FAST 
MOVING WATER ACROSS A ROAD CAN SWEEP A VEHICLE AWAY. STRONG WIND 
GUSTS CAN TOSS LOOSE OBJECTS, DAMAGE WEAK BUILDINGS, BREAK BRANCHES 
OFF TREES AND OVERTURN LARGE VEHICLES. REMEMBER, SEVERE 
THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE TORNADOES. GO INDOORS AND MOVE AWAY FROM 
WINDOWS AND SKYLIGHTS. AVOID AREAS OF THE BUILDING THAT COULD BE 
AFFECTED BY FALLING DEBRIS SUCH AS TREE LIMBS. AVOID DRIVING THROUGH 
WATER ON ROADS. WATCH FOR POSSIBLE WASHOUTS NEAR RIVERS, CREEKS AND 
CULVERTS. IN CANADA, LIGHTNING KILLS UP TO 10 PEOPLE EVERY YEAR. 
REMEMBER, WHEN THUNDER ROARS, GO INDOORS.

ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS WILL UPDATE ALERTS AS REQUIRED, SO 
STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL MEDIA OR WEATHERADIO. EMAIL REPORTS OF 
SEVERE WEATHER TO STORM.ONTARIO(AT)EC.GC.CA OR TWEET WITH THE HASHTAG 
(HASH)ONSTORM.
Not a storm in sight. Shouldn't there be a WATCH if there's a CHANCE of a severe storm and a WARNING if IT'S HAPPENING or *definitely* GOING to happen???
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Old 05-21-2014, 11:17 PM
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Default Re: May 21, 2014 - severe tstorm warning. Really!?

it moved southeast from the stoney creek area and faded to a shower over lake erie. was quite impressive earlier on the radar.
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Old 05-21-2014, 11:45 PM
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good storm rolling through Exeter right now hail and good rotation on radar heading just north of London maybe st. marys
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