078  
WFCN10 CWUL 221801  
TORNADO WARNING  
FOR QUEBEC  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 2:01 P.M. EDT FRIDAY 22 JULY 2016.  
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TORNADO WARNING FOR:  
SAINTE-MARIE-DE-BEAUCE AREA.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
UPDATED OR ENDED BY 2:40 P.M. EDT.  
 
AT 2:01 P.M. EDT, ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS ARE TRACKING A  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM THAT IS POSSIBLY PRODUCING A TORNADO. DAMAGING  
WINDS, LARGE HAIL AND LOCALLY INTENSE RAINFALL ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.  
 
THE WEATHER RADAR INDICATES THAT THE THUNDERSTORM NEAR  
SAINT-LOUIS-DE-GONZAGUE IS SHOWING ROTATION AND THAT IT IS TRACKING  
SOUTHEASTWARD AT 50 KM/H. OTHER THUNDERSTORMS ARE STRETCHING TOWARDS  
SAINTE-MARIE-DE-BEAUCE BUT THERE IS NO ROTATION.  
 
GO INDOORS TO A ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR, AWAY FROM OUTSIDE WALLS  
AND WINDOWS, SUCH AS A BASEMENT, BATHROOM, STAIRWELL OR INTERIOR  
CLOSET. LEAVE MOBILE HOMES, VEHICLES, TENTS, TRAILERS AND OTHER  
TEMPORARY OR FREE-STANDING SHELTER, AND MOVE TO A STRONG BUILDING IF  
YOU CAN. AS A LAST RESORT, LIE IN A LOW SPOT AND PROTECT YOUR HEAD  
FROM FLYING DEBRIS. PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS  
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN  
EMAIL TO TEMPSVIOLENT.QUEBEC(AT)EC.GC.CA OR TWEET REPORTS TO  
(HASH)METEOQC.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/QSPC  
 
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