Sunday, April 11, 2021

Severe thunderstorm ends issued in C-K

Update #7: The severe thunderstorm watch has ended in Chatham-Kent.


Update #6: The severe thunderstorm warning has ended and a thunderstorm watch remains in effect across Chatham-Kent:

Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and torrential rain.

Hazards:
-localized rainfall accumulations of 50-75 mm
-isolated hail to quarter size
-isolated wind gusts to 90 km/h
-isolated funnel clouds possible

Timing:
This afternoon through this evening

The type of funnel clouds possible are generated by weak rotation under rapidly growing clouds or weak thunderstorms. This weak rotation is normally not a danger near the ground. However, there is a chance that this rotation could intensify and become a weak landspout tornado.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.


Update #5: At 4:38 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing heavy rain.

This cluster of severe thunderstorms is located from 20 kilometres south of Wallaceburg to Watford, moving west at 10 km/h.

Hazards:
-locally up to 75 mm of rain
-up to nickel size hail

Source:
Weather spotter reported hail.
Weather RADAR indicates over 60 mm of rain has fallen in some areas.

Locations impacted include:
Wallaceburg, Mitchell’s Bay, Dresden, Bentpath, Inwood and Alvinston.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

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.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

For more information: http://www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/beprepared/beprepared.html.


Update #4: At 3:59 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing heavy rain.

This cluster of severe thunderstorms is located from 20 kilometres south of Wallaceburg to Watford, moving west at 10 km/h.

Hazards:
-locally up to 75 mm of rain

Locations impacted include:
Wallaceburg, Mitchell’s Bay, Dresden, Bentpath, Inwood and Alvinston.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

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.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

For more information: http://www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/beprepared/beprepared.html.


Update#3: At 3:32 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

This cluster of severe thunderstorms is located from 15 kilometres north of Tilbury to 15 kilometres east of Wallaceburg to 12 kilometres east of Oil Springs, moving west at 15 km/h.

Hazards:
-locally up to 75 mm of rain
-nickel size hail

Locations impacted include:
Wallaceburg, Oil Springs, Mitchell’s Bay and Bentpath.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

For more information: http://www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/beprepared/beprepared.html.


Update #2: At 3:09 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

This stationary line of severe thunderstorms is located from South London to Colchester.

Hazards:
-locally up to 75 mm of rain
-nickel size hail

Locations impacted include:
Tilbury, Stoney Point, Comber, Lighthouse Cove, Mitchell’s Bay, Grande Pointe and Pain Court.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

For more information: http://www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/beprepared/beprepared.html.


Update #1: Environment Canada officials say funnel clouds are possible with the storm.

Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and torrential rain.

Hazards:
-localized rainfall accumulations of 50-75 mm
-isolated hail to quarter size
-isolated wind gusts to 90 km/h
-isolated funnel clouds possible

Timing:
This afternoon through this evening

The type of funnel clouds possible are generated by weak rotation under rapidly growing clouds or weak thunderstorms. This weak rotation is normally not a danger near the ground. However, there is a chance that this rotation could intensify and become a weak landspout tornado.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

For more information: http://www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/beprepared/beprepared.html.


A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued by Environment Canada: At 2:24 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

This stationary line of severe thunderstorms is located from South London to Colchester.

Hazards:

-locally up to 75 mm of rain

-nickel size hail

Locations impacted include: London, Chatham, Kingsville, Tilbury, Melbourne, Mount Brydges, Komoka Provincial Park, Harrow, Cottam, Stoney Point, Comber, Lighthouse Cove, Grande Pointe, Pain Court, Dresden, Arkwood, Florence, Thamesville, Bothwell and Newbury.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

For more information: http://www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/beprepared/beprepared.html.

This story will be updated.

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