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Derecho
08-08-2011, 08:14 PM
A funnel cloud, probably a cold core one, was spotted today in the Kitchener area. A friend took pictures of it on her mobile.

Nothing on the news yet that I could find.

But, here are some photos and videos.

From The Weather Network uploaded by Susan in south Kitchener.
http://www.theweathernetwork.com/your_weather/details/763/4721663/1?ref=homeugc_image

And a video on Youtube by marksimagination.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4Sgv40Hf-4

Derecho
08-08-2011, 08:36 PM
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 7:05 PM EDT
MONDAY 8 AUGUST 2011.
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR:
=NEW= ELGIN
=NEW= LONDON - MIDDLESEX
=NEW= SIMCOE - DELHI - NORFOLK
=NEW= DUNNVILLE - CALEDONIA - HALDIMAND
=NEW= OXFORD - BRANT
=NEW= WATERLOO - WELLINGTON.

..ISOLATED FUNNEL CLOUDS..

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==DISCUSSION==
ISOLATED FUNNEL CLOUDS HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO THE WEST OF KITCHENER.
THESE FUNNEL CLOUDS ARE WEAK AND ARE NOT EXPECTED TO POSE ANY THREAT
FOR SEVERE WEATHER OVER THE REGIONS.

THE PUBLIC IS ADVISED TO MONITOR FUTURE FORECASTS AND WARNINGS AS
WARNINGS MAY BE REQUIRED OR EXTENDED.

PLEASE MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AND WARNINGS FROM ENVIRONMENT
CANADA AT WWW.WEATHEROFFICE.GC.CA

END

JohnCyr
08-09-2011, 05:50 AM
. Awesome weather pheomonimum to see!

Whats a pheomonimum ? :D

Derecho
08-09-2011, 06:48 AM
Multiple pictures of multiple funnels over Kitchener:
http://swo.ctv.ca/gallery/html/swo_clouds_20110808/gallery_.html

The Record has a really great photo of one of them:

http://media.mmgdailies.topscms.com/images/63/be/7daad51d42f9b8c9808b57f1c6f5.jpeg

Full article from The Record: http://www.therecord.com/news/local/article/575584--weak-funnel-clouds-spotted-across-region