Brief Storm Leaves Damage BehindAugust 26, 2014 9:51pm
A 54-year-old Windsor man is in critical condition after being struck by a falling tree on Victoria Ave. in the city on Tuesday after a violent storm rolled through the region.
Hydro One is reporting scattered outages across Essex County with Lakeshore the hardest hit having over 140 customers without electricity as of 9:30pm on Tuesday. Hydro One customers in Chatham-Kent are largely unaffected save for 47 customers in the Merlin area expected to have power restored earlier in the evening.
All alerts are ended for Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent after the brief but damaging storm.
Environment Canada had issued severe thunderstorm watches and warnings as well as a heat warning for both Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent earlier on Tuesday.