UPDATE: Tornado Warnings EndedJune 17, 2017 7:34pm
Updated as of 10:50 p.m.:
Environment Canada has issued severe thunderstorm watches for Perth County and Grey County. That’s downgraded from earlier warnings.
The thunderstorm warning for northern Wellington is now a watch.
Warnings and watches have ended for Huron and Bruce counties.
From 9:01 p.m.:
As of 8:30 p.m., Environment Canada issued tornado warning for Grey county.
A line of severe thunderstorms have been rolling through the region since earlier this evening. Heavy rain, strong winds and possible hail are expected.
Severe weather is affecting most of central Ontario with warning as far as Parry Sound, Barrie and Orillia.
Thunderstorm warnings are also posted for Perth County. Warnings for Huron County and southern areas of Bruce ended as of 8:48 p.m.
There was also and earlier tornado warning for Grey County.
–with files from Steve Sabourin
From 7:34 p.m.:
Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Wingham, Goderich and all of Huron County.
The warning also covers Grey County and southern Bruce County, which includes Kincardine, Saugeen Shores, Hanover and Owen Sound,
A north-to-south line of thunderstorms across Lake Huron is expected to affect the area between Goderich and Great Bend around 7:30pm. Heavy rain, strong winds and nickel-sized hail are likely with this storm.
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Saturday for most of Midwestern Ontario.
Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for these regions, due to potential severe weather:
- Listowel – Milverton – Northern Perth County
- Stratford – Mitchell – Southern Perth County
- Bruce Peninsula – Sauble Beach – Tobermory
The weather agency says the likelihood of severe storms is possible under certain conditions into Saturday night.
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