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On this day in Weather History ...

Lyndsay Morrison, staff writer

June 25, 2010 — One year ago today, tornadoes ripped through the communities of Avon and Leamington, Ontario. We look back at this significant weather event.

This house in Avon was destroyed
This house in Avon was destroyed

On June 25th, 2009, a cold front moved across Ontario, triggering fierce thunderstorms. Hail, powerful winds and intense rainfall were reported.

Environment Canada confirmed two tornadoes: an F1 in Leamington, and an F2 in Avon. It was one of the strongest tornadoes to hit the province in years.

For more details on the weather in your area, make sure you check our Canadian Cities Index. You can also tune into The Weather Network on TV, where your local forecast comes up every ten minutes on the tens.

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