Headlining storm hogs weather world, SEE fierce impacts here
Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 7:57 PM - Let's call it the hog of the weather world. Over the past couple of days, a potent Colorado Low has had unbelievable impact stretching from tornado warnings in the U.S. to snow, freezing rain and storm surge threats across much of eastern Canada.
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Clean-up efforts are already underway across countless communities spanning from Texas to the Great Lakes after possible tornadoes, damaging winds, hail and heavy rain pushed through on Tuesday. The system started making its mark across southern Ontario by the late afternoon hours on Tuesday as heavy rain moved in and isolated thunderstorms picked up. Close to 15,000 lightning flashes were recorded in southwestern Ontario, while northern regions of the province deal with blizzard-like conditions and 20+ cm of snow. Damaging winds with gusts exceeding 90 km/h are widespread as the low spreads into Quebec and Atlantic Canada, and prolonged periods of freezing rain could result in treacherous travel across both regions.
To recap: Tornadoes, wind damage, hail, thunderstorms, lightning, heavy snow, blizzard-like conditions, freezing rain, storm surge, widespread rain, flooding. Wow! What a storm. See it ALL below.