Tornado watch in effect for: Caledon

 Tuesday 17 June 2014
Tornado watch in effect for:

  • Caledon

Tornado conditions possible – afternoon to early evening.

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms which may produce tornadoes.

Sev ere storms will develop rapidly this afternoon with the potential to become dangerous due to strong winds, large hail and there is the possibility of a few tornadoes.

Be prepared for severe weather. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.

In the event of a tornado, or if a tornado warning is issued for your area, it is recommended you take the following actions: 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.

Emergency Management Ontario recommends that you take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required, so stay tuned to your local media or Weatheradio. Email reports of severe weather to storm.ontario@ec.gc.ca or tweet with the hashtag #ONStorm.

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