Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued
Friday August 5th, 2016
Posted at 12:45pm
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Heavy rain has entered the area and Windsor and Essex County are under a severe thunderstorm watch.
All about watches and warnings:
A severe thunderstorm watch is issued when conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms with Wind gusts of 90 km/h or greater, hail of 2 cm or larger in diameter, and/or heavy rainfall.
A severe thunderstorm warning is issued when there is evidence based on radar, satellite pictures, or from a reliable spotter that a storm is imminent or occurring with wind gusts of 90 km/h or greater, hail of 2 cm or larger in diameter, and/or heavy rainfall.