Active Alerts Medina, ON

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued at Mon 10:50 AM Jul. 15
Issued by: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Description


Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain.

Hazards:
Nickel sized hail.
Wind gusts near 90 km/h.
Local rainfall amounts approaching 50 mm.

Timing:
This morning.

Discussion:
Thunderstorms this morning have developed over southwestern Ontario and will continue tracking east over the area.

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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@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

For more information: https://www.ontario.ca/page/be-prepared-emergency.

Recommended Action


Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Emergency Management Ontario recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.