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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect - June 27, 2020

severe weather alert

severe weather alertKawartha Lakes - Please be advised a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for:

  • Apsley - Woodview - Northern Peterborough County
  • Fenelon Falls - Balsam Lake Park - Northern Kawartha Lakes
  • Lindsay - Southern Kawartha Lakes
  • Peterborough City - Lakefield - Southern Peterborough County

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and large hail.

The hazards include damaging wind gusts near 90 km per hour, hail near two cm in size and risk of a tornado. This watch is expected to remain in effect from this morning into this evening.

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. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors.

For more information and updates, please visit Government of Canada Weather Alerts.

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