Strong thunderstorm warning in northwestern Ontario

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Environment Canada says that northwestern Ontario could see strong thunderstorms and hail on Thursday.

The Meteorological Agency has issued a strong thunderstorm watch for:

  • atikokano
  • Uppsala
  • quetico
  • dryden
  • ignes
  • Thunder Bay
  • Geraldton
  • manitouvadge
  • hornpayne
  • Kenora
  • nipigon
  • marathon
  • fort francis
  • rain lake
  • sioux lookout

“Severe thunderstorm watch is issued when conditions are favorable for the development of strong thunderstorms capable of producing strong thunderstorms, large hail and heavy rain,” Environment Canada said.

Thunderstorms may develop on Thursday afternoon, and continue into the evening, with wind gusts up to 100 km/h, hail and locally heavy rain.

In addition, Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for the Atticocan, Uppsala, Quetico, Fort Frances and Rainy Lake regions, where temperatures are expected to reach the high 20s or low 30s on Thursday and Friday, with Humdex values ​​low to low. – Mid 30’s.

The heat wave in those areas is expected to continue till Saturday, when cool breeze will arrive.

News From CBC | Thunder Bay News

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