Small tornado touched down during storm near Thornbury

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The Northern Tornadoes Project has confirmed an EF0 tornado near the town of Thornbury during last Friday’s severe weather outbreak.

According to the survey team, the tornado followed a path through the town before entering Georgian Bay.

It carried maximum wind speeds of 130 km/h and the length of its path spanned approximately three kilometres.

Tree damage and damage to a power pole and street lamp have been reported.

Environment Canada and the Northern Tornadoes Project has verified 40 tornadoes in Ontario this year.