Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:
- Cobourg – Colborne – Western Northumberland County
At 4:29 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts and up to nickel size hail.
This severe thunderstorm is located near Osaca, moving east at 40 km/h.
Hazard: 90 km/h wind gusts and nickel size hail.
Locations impacted include:
Cobourg, Port Hope, Osaca, Zion, Port Britain and Canton.
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.
Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.
The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.