Severe Thunderstorms Threaten Ontario and Quebec

Today, severe storms are expected to move through parts of eastern Ontario and southern Quebec, bringing with them the potential for tornadoes and damaging gusts. The main dangers associated with these thunderstorms include strong gusts up to 90 km/h, a risk of tornadoes, and torrential rain. It is crucial to take shelter immediately if a tornado warning is issued in your area. Be prepared for severe weather and stay updated by turning on Severe Weather Alert Notifications for your area.

Potential Tornadoes and Heavy Rainfall Forecasted

Multiple rounds of rain and thunderstorms are predicted to hit sections of eastern Ontario, including Ottawa, Brockville, Cornwall, and Kingston. The afternoon and evening storms pose the greatest risk for severe conditions and the potential for tornadoes. Sporadic damaging wind gusts up to 90 km/h and nickel to quarter-sized hail are also expected. Be on the lookout for localized flooding and power outages in areas with high winds.

Preparation and Safety Tips for Severe Weather

As the low-pressure system moves up across Georgian Bay and into eastern Ontario, the threat for stronger storm development will increase. Stay alert for rapidly changing weather conditions in your area and have a plan in place to seek shelter if necessary. Remember to follow tornado safety tips and myths to ensure your safety during severe weather. Stay tuned to The Weather Network for the latest updates on the stormy forecast across Ontario.