July 12, 2018 – Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Atikokan

Weather Alert Ended


Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Atikokan and region.

2:26 AM EDT Thursday 12 July 2018
Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:

  • Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park
  • Upsala – Raith

At 1:26 a.m. EST (2:26 a.m. EDT), Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

A cluster of strong thunderstorms 25 km west of upsala is moving east at 60 km/h.

Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.