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Old 06-10-2015, 10:09 AM
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Default June 10, 2015: Tornado warnings + Severe thunderstorms

Environment canada has issued a tornado watch for most of southern ontario.

Included areas:
Code:
9:50 AM EDT Wednesday 10 June 2015 

Tornado watch in effect for:

Bancroft - Bon Echo Park 	  	
 
Barrie - Orillia - Midland 	  	

City of Hamilton 	  	
	 
Dufferin - Innisfil 	  	

Elgin 	  	
	 
Grey - Bruce 	  	
	 
Haliburton 	  	 
	 
Halton - Peel 	  	
	 
Huron - Perth 	  	
	 
London - Middlesex 	  	
	 
Oxford - Brant 	  	
	 
Parry Sound - Muskoka 	  	
	 
Peterborough - Kawartha Lakes 	  	
	 
Sarnia - Lambton 	  	 
	 
Waterloo - Wellington 	  	
	 
Windsor - Essex - Chatham-Kent 	  	
	 
York - Durham 	  	


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Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms which may produce tornadoes.

Scattered thunderstorms will affect portions of the above regions late this morning and this afternoon. It is possible that a few of these storms could produce an isolated tornado.

Be prepared for severe weather. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.

In the event of a tornado, or if a tornado warning is issued for your area, it is recommended you take the following actions: Go indoors to a room on the lowest floor, away from outside walls and windows, such as a basement, bathroom, stairwell or interior closet. Leave mobile homes, vehicles, tents, trailers and other temporary or free-standing shelter, and move to a strong building if you can. As a last resort, lie in a low spot and protect your head from flying debris.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. To report severe weather, send an email to storm.ontario@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #ONStorm.

For more information:
http://www.ontario.ca/beprepared.
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Old 06-10-2015, 10:35 AM
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Default Re: June 10th 2015, Tornado Watch

Just went through Midland, got really dicey for a few minutes, looked like 70-80km/h gusts lasted almost 5 minutes, also radar is showing rotation in many places, as well a possible hook forming just south of Wasaga beach heading to Barrie
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Old 06-10-2015, 11:04 AM
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Default Re: June 10th 2015, Tornado Watch

Anyone in the kawartha's should be on high alert. two areas of developed rotation over lake simcoe that seem to be intensifying. this might get upgraded soon to a tornado warning.
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Old 06-10-2015, 03:47 PM
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Default Re: June 10th 2015, Tornado Watch

Just got back from a quick damage survey of my area. I didn't take any pictures as i only had a minute to drive through it but there was a decent sized wind event here this morning, tonnes of downed mature trees, some as large as 1ft in diameter in the area west of midland in between the 11th and 12th conc. and Morning dove trail to hwy 93
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Default Re: June 10th 2015, Tornado Watch

Apparently a strong tornado went through the area:
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WFCN11 CWTO 102136
TORNADO WARNING
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 5:36 P.M. EDT WEDNESDAY 10 JUNE 2015.
---------------------------------------------------------------------
TORNADO WARNING FOR:
NEWMARKET - GEORGINA - NORTHERN YORK REGION
UXBRIDGE - BEAVERTON - NORTHERN DURHAM REGION
LINDSAY - SOUTHERN KAWARTHA LAKES.

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==DISCUSSION==

UPDATED OR ENDED BY 6:28 P.M. EDT.

THIS IS A DANGEROUS TORNADO(EXCLAMATION MARK) IT IS MOVING ACROSS NORTHERN YORK
REGION TOWARD NORTHERN DURHAM REGION. SUNDERLAND IS IN ITS PATH.


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.

GO INDOORS TO A ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR, AWAY FROM OUTSIDE WALLS
AND WINDOWS, SUCH AS A BASEMENT, BATHROOM, STAIRWELL OR INTERIOR
CLOSET. LEAVE MOBILE HOMES, VEHICLES, TENTS, TRAILERS AND OTHER
TEMPORARY OR FREE-STANDING SHELTER, AND MOVE TO A STRONG BUILDING IF
YOU CAN. AS A LAST RESORT, LIE IN A LOW SPOT AND PROTECT YOUR HEAD
FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

LIGHTNING KILLS AND INJURES CANADIANS EVERY YEAR. REMEMBER, WHEN
THUNDER ROARS, GO INDOORS(EXCLAMATION MARK)

THE OFFICE OF THE FIRE MARSHAL AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDS
THAT YOU TAKE COVER IMMEDIATELY, IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES.

ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS WILL UPDATE ALERTS AS REQUIRED.
PLEASE MONITOR LOCAL MEDIA OR WEATHERADIO. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER,
SEND AN EMAIL TO STORM.ONTARIO(AT)EC.GC.CA OR TWEET REPORTS TO
(HASH)ONSTORM.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
HTTP://WWW.ONTARIO.CA/BEPREPARED.

HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA/WARNINGS/INDEX(....HTML?PROV=SON

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Default Re: June 10, 2015: Tornado warnings + Severe thunderstorms

1st summary:

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AWCN11 CWTO 110203
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO AND THE
NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 10:03 P.M. EDT WEDNESDAY 10 JUNE 2015.

ONE LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS ROARED ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO
LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON, BRINGING HEAVY
DOWNPOURS, FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WITH IT.

A SECOND LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS FORMED ALONG A COLD FRONT LATER IN
THE AFTERNOON, AND SWEPT SOUTHEAST ACROSS AREAS MAINLY NORTHEAST
OF A LINE FROM ELMIRA TO NEAR BURLINGTON. A COUPLE MORE ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS FORMED OVER LOCALES NEAR LAKE ERIE. VERY HEAVY
DOWNPOURS, STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS, FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND SOME HAIL
WERE ASSOCIATED WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS.

THE THUNDERSTORMS SPAWNED NUMEROUS WATCHES AND WARNINGS, ALL OF
WHICH HAVE BEEN ENDED AS OF LATE THIS EVENING.

THE TABLE BELOW CONTAINED REPORTS RECEIVED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AS
OF 9.00 PM.

THE FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY OF WEATHER EVENT INFORMATION RECEIVED BY
ENVIRONMENT CANADA.

LOCATION SEVERE WEATHER EVENT

SIMCOE COUNTY TREES AND HYDRO LINES DOWN IN
SPRINGLAND, MIDLAND AND TINY TOWNSHIPS
TREE DOWN POSSIBLY ONTO A HOUSE


FERGUS NICKEL SIZE HAIL (2 CM) NEAR 4.10 PM

CALEDON TREES DOWN

TORONTO ISOLATED TREES DOWN LATE AFTERNOON STORMS
LOCALIZED FLOODING

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SUMMARY MAY CONTAIN PRELIMINARY OR UNOFFICIAL
INFORMATION AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE OR FINAL REPORT.

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Default Re: June 10, 2015: Tornado warnings + Severe thunderstorms

Picture by Andy Davies taken near or in Keswick
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Default Re: June 10, 2015: Tornado warnings + Severe thunderstorms

Here's a couple of my shots.

Around 10am, 15 minutes before the storm pushed through


Hwy 400 SB just north of Barrie around 5:40pm
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Default Re: June 10, 2015: Tornado warnings + Severe thunderstorms

CTV news Barrie Update:

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Staff, CTV Barrie
Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015 10:05AM EDT
Last Updated Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:37PM EDT

Environment Canada says they are not sending inspectors to Keswick to 
determine whether a funnel cloud touched down Wednesday afternoon.

Meteorologist Geoff Coulson tells CTV News they haven’t been able to 
track down a path of notable damage from the storm, just some spotty,
localized damage.

Environment Canada said they did receive reports of a funnel cloud in the
Keswick area between 5 and 6 o’clock Wednesday afternoon. It was during 
this time that a tornado warning was in effect for most of York Region 
and Durham Region.
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Here are a few pictures from Tiny Township

Photos by Liam Wilson


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