Severe thunderstorm warning ends

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We’ll still see some rain, but the sever thunderstorm watch is over for C-K.

Here’s the latest from Environment Canada:

Severe thunderstorm warning ended for:

  • Chatham-Kent – Rondeau Park
  • Windsor – Leamington – Essex County

Watches

3:00 PM EDT Tuesday 12 August 2014
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for:

  • Chatham-Kent – Rondeau Park
  • Windsor – Leamington – Essex County

Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, large hail and torential rain.

A cold front is approaching from the west.
A few lines of thunderstorms ahead of the front
are expected to track through portions of the above regions this afternoon and evening.
These storms will have the potential to give local rainfall amounts of 50 mm in an hour, as well as very strong winds gusts and hail.

Fast moving water across a road can sweep a vehicle away. Rapidly rising rivers and creeks can sweep away bridges, culverts, buildings, and people. Very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow large vehicles off the road. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Stay indoors when a thunderstorm strikes. There isn’t a place outside that is safe during a thunderstorm. In Canada, lightning kills up to 10 people every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors.

Emergency Management Ontario recommends that you take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required, so stay tuned to your local media or Weatheradio. Email reports of severe weather to storm.ontario@ec.gc.ca or tweet with the hashtag #ONStorm.

For more information:
http://www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/beprepared/beprepared.html.

 

 

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