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Powerful Storm Hits Parts Of Kawartha Lakes

KAWARTHA LAKES-A powerful storm cut a swath through Kawartha Lakes on Monday evening.

Environment Canada had issued Severe Thunderstorm Watches and Warnings for the area. High winds up to 90km an hour, heavy rain and hail were predicted.

Francis Street Fenelon Falls

A number of trees were knocked down in and around Fenelon Falls.

Juniper Street Fenelon Falls

 

There are reports of trees down near Valentia. High winds and powerful waves came ashore near Dunsford.

Sturgeon Lake near Dunsford

 

Hydro One is reporting approximately 50 outages in our area with about 2100 homes without power. Cable Cable is reporting multiple outages as well.

There are no reports of any injuries.

 

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Pamela Vanmeer
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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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