THUNDER BAY – SEVERE THUNDER STORM WARNING – At 12:51AM Environment Canada says “Severe thunderstorms over Lake Superior are moving rapidly northeastwards and will move across the regions over the next few hours. Very frequent lightning and damaging hail are likely with these storms. Wind gusts to 110 km/h are possible with these storms.
Severe thunderstorms are imminent or occurring in the area. These storms may produce large hail, damaging winds or heavy rainfall. Remember that some severe thunderstorms can also produce tornadoes.
Monitor weather conditions and take immediate safety precautions if threatening weather approaches.
A cold front is triggering thunderstorms as it moves east across Northwestern Ontario tonight. The thunderstorms have the potential to become severe with damaging winds, torrential downpours, intense lightning and large hail all being threats.
The threat of severe thunderstorms is expected to end once the cold front has moved to the east of the regions by later this evening.”