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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Kawartha Lakes

KAWARTHA LAKES-A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Kawartha Lakes.

Environment Canada meteorologists say they are tracking an area of severe thunderstorms capable of producing very strong wind gusts and up to nickel size hail. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Locally heavy rain is also possible.

Emergency Management Ontario recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches. Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. T

o report severe weather in Ontario, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #ONStorm. For more information: ontario.ca/page/be-prepared-emergency.

In effect for:

  • Lindsay – Southern Kawartha Lakes
  • Fenelon Falls – Balsam Lake Park – Northern Kawartha Lakes

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