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AWCN10 CWTO 050044  
WEATHER SUMMARY  
FOR ONTARIO AND THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION  
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 8:44 P.M. EDT TUESDAY 4 AUGUST 2020.  
 
DISCUSSION.  
 
FOLLOWING A COUPLE OF STORMY DAYS TO USHER IN THIS FIRST WEEKEND OF  
AUGUST, ONTARIO HAS A FEW MORE TORNADOES TO ADD TO ITS COUNT. THANKS  
TO THE NORTHERN TORNADOES PROJECT, WE HAVE SOME MORE DETAILS  
CONCERNING THESE TORNADOES.  
 
THE FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY OF WEATHER EVENT INFORMATION RECEIVED BY  
THE ONTARIO STORM PREDICTION CENTRE OF ENVIRONMENT CANADA.  
 
1. SUMMARY OF SUNDAY TORNADOES:  
 
CAMDEN EAST  
A TORNADO STRUCK THE COMMUNITY OF CAMDEN EAST. DAMAGE ASSOCIATED  
WITH THIS TORNADO WAS CONSISTENT WITH WINDS UP TO 130 KM/H, AND SO  
THIS TORNADO HAS BEEN RATED A HIGH END EF0. RADAR AND LOCAL  
WITNESSES PUT THE TIME OF THIS TORNADO AT APPROXIMATELY 2:35PM.  
 
OXFORD MILLS  
A TORNADO OCCURRED NEAR OXFORD MILLS. DAMAGE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS  
TORNADO WAS LIGHT AND SUGGESTS ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WINDS AROUND 90  
KM/H, AND SO THIS TORNADO HAS BEEN RATED A LOW END EF0. RADAR PUTS  
THE TIME OF THIS TORNADO AT APPROXIMATELY 4:25PM.  
 
KINMOUNT  
A TORNADO STRUCK THE COMMUNITY OF KINMOUNT. AFTER REVIEWING  
ADDITIONAL FOOTAGE FROM STORM CHASERS AND DRONES THE DAMAGE  
ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TORNADO WAS CONSISTENT WITH WINDS UP TO 190  
KM/H, AND SO THIS TORNADO HAS BEEN RATED TO BE EF2 IN STRENGTH.  
RADAR AND LOCAL WITNESSES PUT THE TIME OF THIS TORNADO AT  
APPROXIMATELY 4:50PM.  
 
2. SUMMARY OF MONDAY TORNADOES:  
 
NEAR MITCHELL  
A WEATHER SPOTTER REPORTED A WEAK TORNADO NORTH OF MITCHELL ON  
AUGUST 3 AT APPROXIMATELY 12:40PM, WITH ASSOCIATED TREE DAMAGE.  
 
ALL OF THESE EVENTS ARE UNDER INVESTIGATION IN COLLABORATION WITH  
THE NORTHERN TORNADOES PROJECT, AND SO INFORMATION MAY STILL BE  
CONSIDERED PRELIMINARY. ANYONE ELSE WITH ANY INFORMATION REGARDING  
POSSIBLE TORNADOES, STORM DAMAGE, OR ANYTHING WEATHER RELATED IS  
INVITED TO SHARE THEIR REPORT BY EMAILING ONSTORM@CANADA.CA, OR  
TWEETING AT @ECCCWEATHERON OR BY USING #ONSTORM.  
 
METEOROLOGISTS AT THE ONTARIO STORM PREDICTION CENTRE WOULD LIKE TO  
THANK THE NORTHERN TORNADOES PROJECT FOR THEIR CONTINUED WORK ON  
ANALYZING AND DOCUMENTING TORNADOES ACROSS ONTARIO AND ALL OF  
CANADA, AS WELL AS WEATHER SPOTTERS WHO PLAYED A BIG ROLE IN  
RELAYING IMPORTANT GROUND TRUTH INFORMATION DURING THIS WEEKEND'S  
STORMS.  
 
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SUMMARY MAY CONTAIN PRELIMINARY OR UNOFFICIAL  
INFORMATION AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE OR FINAL REPORT.  
 
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