July 15/19 – TORNADO Warning for Gull Bay Region

Weather Alert Ended
Weather Alert Ended

GULL BAY – WEATHER – 7:00 PM Warning Ended.

Earlier:

At 5:24 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm that is possibly producing a tornado. Damaging winds, large hail and locally intense rainfall are also possible.

A line of thunderstorms with possibly embedded tornadoes has developed. The thunderstorms are moving east at 50 km/h. Wind gusts near 120 km/h along with up to 5 cm hail are also expected.

Locations impacted included:
Silver Falls Provincial Park, Gull River Provincial Park, Gull Bay and Raith. Areas in between will also be impacted.

5:24 PM EDT Monday 15 July 2019
Tornado warning in effect for:

  • Gull Bay – Black Sturgeon Lake

This is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. If you hear a roaring sound or see a funnel cloud, swirling debris near the ground, flying debris, or any threatening weather approaching, take shelter immediately.

Go indoors to a room on the lowest floor, away from outside walls and windows, such as a basement, bathroom, stairwell or interior closet. Leave mobile homes, vehicles, tents, trailers and other temporary or free-standing shelter, and move to a strong building if you can. As a last resort, lie in a low spot and protect your head from flying debris.

Tornado warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing tornadoes.

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.