PHOTOS: Destructive storms in Ontario down trees, debris breaks windows
Alerts in Effect
Severe Thunderstorm WatchIssued at 14:12 Saturday 21 May 2022
Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and large hail.
Strong wind gusts up to 120 km/h.
Nickel to toonie size hail.
A tornado is possible.
This afternoon into this evening.
A line of thunderstorms has developed and is currently over the Peterborough area. These thunderstorms have brought strong winds and hail to the area. A tornado cannot be ruled out.
Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.
For more information: http://www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/beprepared/beprepared.html.