Alerts in Effect
Severe Thunderstorm WarningIssued at 14:03 Friday 29 July 2016
At 2:03 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a cluster of severe thunderstorms capable of producing very strong wind gusts, pea to dime size hail and torrential rain.
Heavy downpours are likely to cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Intense lightning is likely with any thunderstorm that develops. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes.
Severe Thunderstorm WatchIssued at 12:00 Friday 29 July 2016
Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and heavy rain.
Very slow moving thunderstorms will be an issue to deal with again this afternoon into this evening. There is potential for some of them to become severe with torrential downpours giving 50 mm of rain in an hour or less being the main threat. Frequent lightning and wind gusts to 90 km/h are also possible.
Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.
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