July 30, 2012 — A line of severe storms that pushed into northwestern Ontario Sunday prompted tornado warnings in some communities.
On Sunday, Environment Canada issued three tornado warnings for parts of northwestern Ontario.
The warnings lingered for a few hours, but were later dropped through the evening.
The storm pushed in from the Prairies bringing large hail and damaging winds. Heavy rain was also reported through the evening and overnight hours.
The thunderstorm risk continues over northeastern Ontario on Monday. According to Environment Canada, there is a slight risk that some of these storms will be severe with large hail and damaging winds as the main threats.
A thunderstorm is defined as severe if it produces one or more of the following:
Visit the Alerts section of the website to keep on top of watches and warnings across the country.