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Two tornadoes confirmed in Windsor, Ont.


Cheryl Santa Maria
Digital Reporter

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 5:52 PM - Severe thunderstorms in Windsor have produced Ontario's fourteenth and fifteen tornadoes of the 2014 season, according to Environment Canada.

The EF0 twisters touched down at approximately 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The first occurred east of Huron-Church road. Multiple tree branches were snapped, a gazebo was destroyed and some homes lost shingles when the twister moved through.

The second tornado tore the roof off of a barn northeast of Harrow.


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Both twisters had sustained winds between 90 and 130 kilometres per hour.

Severe thunderstorms have been moving through southern Ontario this week, creating prime conditions for tornado formation.

On Wednesday evening, a probable tornado was captured on video near the community of Erin.

Weather Network meteorologists have reviewed the footage and believe the formation is likely a tornado, but only Environment Canada can confirm a twister.

Ontario typically sees twelve tornadoes a year.

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