055  
WFCN12 CWTO 262252  
TORNADO WARNING  
FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 6:52 P.M. EDT FRIDAY 26 JULY 2019.  
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TORNADO WARNING FOR:  
ATIKOKAN - SHEBANDOWAN - QUETICO PARK.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
UPDATED OR ENDED BY 7:29 P.M. EST (8:29 P.M. EDT).  
 
AT 5:52 P.M. EST (6:52 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 THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO IS NEAR KASHABOGIE AND  
MAY REACH THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 11 AND 17 AND SHABAQUA CORNERS  
BETWEEN 7.30 PM AND 8.00 PM EDT.  
 
THIS IS A DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY LIFE-THREATENING SITUATION. 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. 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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