Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Windsor Essex

Friday October 23rd, 2020

Posted at 2:26pm

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Environment Canada has upgraded the severe thunderstorm watch to a severe thunderstorm warning for Windsor and Essex County.

As of 2:19pm, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

Environment Canada says in the warning that “there is a risk for a tornado.”

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.

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