Tornado Warning Issued for Windsor-Essex

Sunday June 27th, 2010

Posted at 2:36pm


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From Environment Canada:

Windsor – Leamington – Essex County
2:23 PM EDT Sunday 27 June 2010
Tornado warning for
Windsor – Leamington – Essex County issued

At 2:15 PM weather radar indicates a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes southwest of detroit moving northeast at 60 km/h reaching the Windsor area near 2:45 PM. These storms will also be capable of producing wind gusts to 100 km/h, torrential downpours and large hail.

This is a warning that severe thunderstorms with tornadoes are imminent or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions. Take immediate safety precautions.

A hot and humid airmass settling over Southwestern Ontario has made conditions favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms this afternoon. Along with damaging winds and torrential downpours, isolated tornadoes will be possible with these storms.

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