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Tornado warning ENDS for western Algonquin Park

Andrea Bagley
Digital Reporter

Monday, June 30, 2014, 1:54 PM - The severe thunderstorm risk across parts of northern Ontario prompted a tornado warning for western Algonquin Park Monday afternoon.

The warning was issued at 1:16 pm and ended before 2 pm. 

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"Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm that is possibly producing a tornado. The severe thunderstorm is located east of South River moving east northeast at 50 km/h," said Environment Canada in the warning. "This is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. If you hear a roaring sound or see a funnel cloud, swirling debris near the ground, flying debris, or any threatening weather approaching, take shelter immediately."

There were no reports of tornado touch downs and no damage or injuries were reported. 

Severe thunderstorm conditions are possible through the evening hours in northern Ontario.

"Severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts and large hail. There is also a risk of a tornado," EC says.

The thunderstorm risk will continue to sink south through the day, but the greatest chance for severe storms in southern Ontario will be on Canada Day Tuesday.

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