DRYDEN – WEATHER – Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the Dryden and Vermilion Bay region.
At 10:10 a.m. CDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.
This line of severe thunderstorms is located from Shoal Lake to 15 kilometres southwest of South Wapageisi Lake, moving north at 70 km/h.
11:10 AM EDT Tuesday 14 June 2022
Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:
- Dryden – Vermilion Bay
Hazard: 90 km/h wind gusts and nickel size hail.
Locations impacted include: Kenora, Dryden, Ingolf, Keewatin, Rushing River Provincial Park, Sioux Narrows, Sioux Narrows Provincial Park, Eagle-Dogtooth Provincial Park, Winnange Lake Provincial Park, Blue Lake Provincial Park and Vermilion Bay.
Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Intense lightning is likely with any thunderstorm that develops.
Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year.
Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!