Active Alerts Doidge Park, ON

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued at Tue 6:19 AM Jul. 16
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:
Wind gusts up to 90 km/h.
Local rainfall amounts up to 50 mm possible.
Up to nickel size hail.

Timing:
This morning.

Discussion:
The initial line of thunderstorms that triggered warnings earlier this morning has since dissipated. Another wave of thunderstorms may develop this morning which could produce isolated damaging wind gusts, torrential downpours and large hail.

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

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


Be prepared for severe weather. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. 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.