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Funnel cloud spotted near Mount Forest, Ontario

Funnel cloud spotted near Mount Forest on Saturday (Photo: Dave Patrick; @wwxchaser)

Funnel cloud spotted near Mount Forest on Saturday (Photo: Dave Patrick; @wwxchaser)


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    Saturday, June 1, 2013, 8:42 PM -

    At 8:15 pm EDT, Meteorologists began tracking a dangerous thunderstorm that was capable of producing a tornado in the Mount Forest, Arthur and Northern Wellington County region. Environment Canada issued a Tornado Warning at the time.



    A tornado Warning was issued for the northern Bruce Peninsula on Saturday after a storm spotter reported a funnel cloud in the Mount Forest region.

    "A brief cell crossed into Bruce Peninsula from Lake Huron. This cell grew in intensity. A storm spotter was chasing the cell at the time, and reported a funnel cloud. Environment Canada issued a warning for Mount Forest, Arthur and Northern Wellington County. The warning lasted for 32 minutes and ended at 8:42 pm EDT. The storm has now dissipated," explained Brian Dillon, a meteorologist at The Weather Network.

    There are no reports of injury or damage at this time. 

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