EMERGENCY WEATHER STATEMENT

EMERGENCY WEATHER STATEMENT

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EMERGENCY WEATHER STATEMENT

PLEASE READ THE SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT BELOW.

OUR CREWS ARE OUT WORKING TO GET MOBILITY BACK TO THE COMMUNITY.  THERE ARE MANY TREES DOWN ON MOST ROADS IN THE TOWNSHIP.  PLEASE STAY INDOORS AND STAY SAFE.

IF EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE NEEDED PHONE 911

TO CONTACT ROADS SUPERVISOR: GREG MAXWELL 613-332-8878

TO CONTACT CLERK: VICTORIA TISDALE 316-334-2725

TO CONTACT THE FIRE CHIEF: JASON GEAR 613-922-6766

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and large hail.

Hazards:
Strong wind gusts up to 120 km/h.
Up to nickel size hail possible.

Timing:
This afternoon.

Discussion:
A line of severe thunderstorms currently just east of Oshawa to Orillia is moving northeast over the area. Strong wind gusts and hail are possible with this line.

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Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Locally heavy rain is also possible. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes.

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

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