DRYDEN – WEATHER – Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Vermilion Bay, Dryden, Ignace and English River.
8:38 PM EDT Friday 22 September 2017
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for:
- Dryden – Vermilion Bay
- Ignace – English River
Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, damaging hail and heavy rain.
There is potential for thunderstorms to become severe this evening into the overnight hours.
Very large hail can damage property, break windows, dent vehicles and cause serious injury. Very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow large vehicles off the road. Intense lightning is likely with any thunderstorm that develops. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!