994  
WFCN11 CWTO 012136  
TORNADO WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 5:36 P.M. EDT WEDNESDAY 1 AUGUST 2018.  
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TORNADO WARNING FOR:  
=NEW= OTTAWA NORTH - KANATA - ORLEANS.  
 
TORNADO WARNING - REPLACES SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR:  
OTTAWA NORTH - KANATA - ORLEANS.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
UPDATED OR ENDED BY 6:35 P.M. EDT.  
 
AT 5:36 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.  
 
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM THAT IS POSSIBLY PRODUCING A TORNADO IS  
LOCATED NEAR STITTSVILLE AND IS MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 KM/H.  
 
COMMUNITIES IN THE PATH INCLUDE:  
STITTSVILLE, OTTAWA, NEPEAN AND KANATA.  
 
THIS IS A DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY LIFE-THREATENING SITUATION. TAKE  
COVER IMMEDIATELY, IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES. IF YOU HEAR A  
ROARING SOUND OR SEE A FUNNEL CLOUD, SWIRLING DEBRIS NEAR THE  
GROUND, FLYING DEBRIS, OR ANY THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHING, TAKE  
SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.  
 
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.  
 
LIGHTNING KILLS AND INJURES CANADIANS EVERY YEAR. REMEMBER, WHEN  
THUNDER ROARS, GO INDOORS(EXCLAMATION MARK)  
 
TORNADO WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN IMMINENT OR OCCURRING THUNDERSTORMS  
ARE LIKELY TO PRODUCE OR ARE PRODUCING TORNADOES.  
 
THE OFFICE OF THE FIRE MARSHAL AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDS  
THAT YOU TAKE COVER IMMEDIATELY IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
ONSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)ONSTORM.  
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION:  
 
HTTP://WWW.EMERGENCYMANAGEMENTONTARIO.CA/ENGLISH/BEPREPARED/BEPREPARED.HTML.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
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