Tornado warnings dropped, severe weather risk ongoing in Ontario
Alerts in Effect
Severe Thunderstorm WarningIssued at 15:41 Monday 03 August 2020
At 3:41 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.
This line of severe thunderstorms is located from New Dundee to Princeton, moving east at 30 km/h.
Hazard: 90 km/h wind gusts and nickel size hail.
Locations impacted include:
Ayr, Paris and Roseville.
Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes.
Severe Thunderstorm WatchIssued at 15:12 Monday 03 August 2020
Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, nickel size hail, and heavy rain.
Hazard... Local rainfall amounts near 50 mm, wind gusts to 90 km/h, and isolated nickel size hail possible.
Timing... Now through to early evening.
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.
Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.
For more information: http://www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/beprepared/beprepared.html.