HAIL & THUNDER for SATURDAY in Cornwall Ontario SATURDAY July 23, 2016

HAIL & THUNDER for SATURDAY in  Cornwall Ontario SATURDAY July 23, 2016
Issued at 10:52 Saturday 23 July 2016

Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, damaging hail and heavy rain.

Thunderstorms have the potential to become severe early this afternoon until this evening.

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Very large hail can damage property, break windows, dent vehicles and cause serious injury. Heavy downpours are likely to cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

Watches

10:52 AM EDT Saturday 23 July 2016
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for:

  • Cornwall – Lancaster
  • Maxville – Alexandria
  • Morrisburg – Long Sault
  • Winchester – Newington

Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, damaging hail and heavy rain.

Thunderstorms have the potential to become severe early this afternoon until this evening.

Very large hail can damage property, break windows, dent vehicles and cause serious injury. Heavy downpours are likely to cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

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