Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued: Woodstock, Tillsonburg, Oxford, Delhi, Simcoe

Severe thunderstorm warning for Woodstock – Tillsonburg – Oxford County

Added: Simcoe, Delhi, Norfolk at 8:57 pm.

At 8:20 pm EDT, meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm just southwest of London moving southeast at 50 km/h toward Aylmer. The storm is capable of producing large hail to 3 cm in diamter and damaging wind to 90 km/h. A tornado may also be possible.

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Emergency Management Ontario recommends that you take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.Large hail can damage property and cause injuries. Strong wind gusts and locally heavy rain are also possible.Go indoors and move away from windows and skylights. Avoid areas of the building that could be affected by falling debris such as tree limbs. Stay on the lower floor of your home or building and if the storm is particularly severe go to the basement.

A severe thunderstorm watch is issued for Brantford, Brant County, Norfolk, Delhi and Simcoe.

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