WFCN11 CWTO 112358
TORNADO WARNING
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 7:58 P.M. EDT FRIDAY 11 AUGUST 2017.
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TORNADO WARNING FOR:
=NEW= GUELPH - ERIN - SOUTHERN WELLINGTON COUNTY
KITCHENER - CAMBRIDGE - REGION OF WATERLOO.

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==DISCUSSION==

UPDATED OR ENDED BY 8:38 P.M. EDT.

AT 7:58 P.M. EDT, ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS ARE TRACKING A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM THAT IS POSSIBLY PRODUCING A TORNADO. DAMAGING
WINDS, LARGE HAIL AND LOCALLY INTENSE RAINFALL ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

THERE HAS BEEN A REPORT OF A TORNADO IN HAWKESVILLE. RADAR SHOWS
STRONG ROTATION CONTINUING. IT IS MOVING EAST THROUGH WINTERBOURNE
TOWARDS MARYHILL BY 8:20 PM, AND SOUTHWEST OF GUELPH BY 8:30 PM.

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)

TORNADO WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN IMMINENT OR OCCURRING THUNDERSTORMS
ARE LIKELY TO PRODUCE OR ARE PRODUCING TORNADOES.

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

PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO
EC.CPIO-TEMPETES-OSPC-STORMS.EC(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING
(HASH)ONSTORM.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

HTTP://WWW.EMERGENCYMANAGEMENTONTARIO.CA/ENGLISH/BEPREPARED/BEPREPARED.HTML.

HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA

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