Active Alerts Roches Point, ON

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued at Tue 8:22 AM Jul. 16
Issued by: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Description


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

Hazards:
Wind gusts up to 90 km/h.
Local rainfall amounts up to 50 mm possible.
Up to nickel size hail.

Timing:
This morning into early this afternoon.

Discussion:
Thunderstorms are tracking eastward over southern Ontario and may produce isolated damaging wind gusts, torrential downpours and large hail. The line is currently just west of Lake Ontario.

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Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

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.