JULY 15/19 – TORNADO Warning for Upsala Ontario

Weather Alert Ended
Weather Alert Ended

UPSALA – WEATHER – 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.

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

  • Upsala – Raith

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

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.