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08-13-2010, 01:20 PM
AWCN11 CWTO 131621
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ALL OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO AND THE NATIONAL CAPITAL
REGION ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA TORONTO AT 12:20 PM EDT FRIDAY
13 AUGUST 2010.

TORNADO NEAR CAYUGA LAST MONTH RATED F-ZERO
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==WEATHER EVENT DISCUSSION==

ENVIRONMENT CANADA IS CONFIRMING THAT A WEAK TORNADO OCCURRED IN THE
CAYUGA, ONTARIO AREA (APPROXIMATELY 25 KM SOUTH OF HAMILTON) DURING
THE AFTERNOON OF JULY 23, 2010. WITNESSES REPORTED THAT A THIN
TORNADO CAUSUED TREE DAMAGE AND TOSSED DEBRIS UP TO 10 METRES AWAY.
NO SIGNIFICANT STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO ANY BUILDING WAS REPORTED. BASED
ON THE DAMAGE EVIDENCE, THE TORNADO WAS RATED F-ZERO ON THE FUJITA
SCALE (PEAK WIND SPEEDS 60 TO 110 KM/H).

WITH THIS CONFIRMATION, THE TOTAL TORNADO COUNT FOR THE 2010 SEASON
NOW STANDS AT 10. ONTARIO NORMALLY AVERAGES 11 TORNADOS PER YEAR,
WITH THE SUMMER SEVERE WEATHER SEASON BEGINNING IN LATE APRIL AND
ENDING IN EARLY OCTOBER.

THIS STATEMENT MAY BE UPDATED IF NEW INFORMATION BECOMES AVIALABLE.

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