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Environment Canada confirms an EF-1 Tornado touched down in Kinmount

KAWARTHA LAKES-Environment Canada has confrimed an EF-1 tornado with maximum winds of 150 km/h touched down in Kinmount on Sunday.

The twister hit just before 5pm knocking down trees, pulling shingles from roofs and damaging buildings. Residents told Kawartha 411 you couldn’t even see out the window it was raining so hard.

 

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It was 14 years to the day since another tornado hit Kinmount. That one was an EF-0 in 2006. Read more here: https://www.kawartha411.ca/2020/08/02/residents-believe-a-tornado-touched-down-near-kinmount/

 

Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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