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WFCN11 CWTO 172005  
TORNADO WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 4:05 P.M. EDT SATURDAY 17 AUGUST 2019.  
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TORNADO WARNING FOR:  
NEWMARKET - GEORGINA - NORTHERN YORK REGION  
UXBRIDGE - BEAVERTON - NORTHERN DURHAM REGION.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
UPDATED OR ENDED BY 4:50 P.M. EDT.  
 
AT 4:05 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.  
 
THIS DANGEROUS THUNDERSTORM IS LOCATED NEAR PEFFERLAW, MOVING  
SOUTHEAST AT 30 KM/H.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE:  
BEAVERTON, GEORGINA, SUTTON, SIBBALD POINT PROVINCIAL PARK, SUNSET  
BEACH, PEFFERLAW AND BROCK.  
 
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.  
 
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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