FORT FRANCES – WEATHER – A severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Fort France, Rainy River, Seine River and Mine Centre.
2:08 AM EDT Friday 12 July 2019
Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:
- Fort Frances – Emo – Rainy River
- Seine River Village – Mine Centre
At 1:08 a.m. CDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing very strong wind gusts, nickel to ping pong ball size hail and heavy rain.
This line of severe thunderstorms is located from Butler to 25 kilometres northeast of Northwest Bay, moving southeast at 50 km/h.
Locations impacted include:
Turtle River-White Otter Lake Provincia, Windy Point and Mine Centre.
Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. 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. 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.