Huron-Kinloss thanks first responders after tornado near Point Clark

EF0 tornado in Point Clark on August 28. (Photo courtesy of the Northern Tornadoes Project/ via Twitter.)

The Township of Huron-Kinloss is thanking first responders after a EF0 Tornado touched down south of Point Clark on Friday, August 28th around 10:15 p.m.

Investigators with Western University’s Northern Tornadoes Project (NTP) visited the Point Clark area on Saturday and confirmed the tornado on Sunday.

The tornado hit the area near London Road, Lake Range Drive and Rosinke Drive, causing downed trees and causing damage to at least seven properties.

In a release, Mayor Mitch Twolan thanked the community and first responders, noting “During a time where our resources have been focused on the pandemic, it is these first responders that rise to the difficult challenge and for that we are extremely grateful”.

The area is now cleared of all debris.

A release from the township encourages anyone who has sustained property damage to contact their insurance provider immediately.