Tornado Warning in Effect -3:40 PM EDT Thursday 06 July 2017

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ATIKOKAN – WEATHER –  TORNADO WARNING – ALL CLEAR – WARNING Over  – At 2:40 p.m. EST (3:40 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.

3:40 PM EDT Thursday 06 July 2017
Tornado warning in effect for:

  • Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park

Weather radar indicates a severe thunderstorm with signs of a potential tornado on the east side of Quetico Provincial Park. This dangerous and severe thunderstorm is moving southeast at 25 km/h.

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.

in effect for:

  • Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park

At 2:40 p.m. EST (3:40 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.

Weather radar indicates a severe thunderstorm with signs of a potential tornado on the east side of Quetico Provincial Park. This dangerous and severe thunderstorm is moving southeast at 25 km/h.

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.

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