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Thunderstorm watch in effect in area: Environment Canada

Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles
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WEATHER ALERT
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for:

   Waterloo - Wellington, Ont.
   Orangeville - Grand Valley - Southern Dufferin County, Ont.
   Caledon, Ont.

Current details: 
Thunderstorms are expected to redevelop this afternoon across most of Southern Ontario. 

The main threats associated with these storms will be strong wind gusts and hail. Some localized flooding is also possible.

Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

For more information: http://www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/beprepared/beprepared.html.

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