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Old 09-28-2011, 11:44 AM
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Default Sep.3 - another tornado confirmed (west of Grimsby)

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AWCN11 CWTO 281525
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ALL OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO AND THE
NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 11:14 AM EDT WEDNESDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 2011.

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==WEATHER EVENT DISCUSSION==

14TH TORNADO OF THE SEASON IN ONTARIO

ENVIRONMENT CANADA HAS CONTINUED TO INVESTIGATE A NUMBER OF DAMAGING
STORMS FROM EARLIER THIS MONTH. ONE OF THESE STORMS OCCURRED JUST TO
THE WEST OF GRIMSBY ON SEPTEMBER 3RD. AT AROUND 4:30 PM EDT ON
SEPTEMBER 3RD A POWERFUL THUNDERSTORM MOVED THROUGH THIS AREA AND
CAUSED THE DESTRUCTION OF A GAZEBO AS WELL AS BRINGING DOWN A NUMBER
OF LARGE TREE BRANCHES. THE LENGTH OF THE DAMAGE PATH WAS A LITTLE
OVER 2 KILOMETRES WITH A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF AROUND 300 METRES. THIS
EVENT HAS BEEN CATEGORIZED AS A FUJITA SCALE ZERO TORNADO WITH PEAK
WINDS TO 110 KILOMETRES PER HOUR. AN F0 TORNADO IS THE LOWEST
INTENSITY ON THE FUJITA DAMAGE SCALE THAT GOES FROM ZERO TO 5.
THIS IS THE 14TH TORNADO OF THE SEASON IN ONTARIO. ONTARIO NORMALLY
HAS AROUND 12 TORNADOES EACH YEAR IN A SEASON THAT RUNS FROM LATE
APRIL UNTIL EARLY OCTOBER.

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