Ottawa Is Under A Tornado Warning This Weekend & Thunderstorms Will Rock Ontario
Plus 100 km/h winds will whip the city.
The nation's capital is under a tornado warning — Ottawa locals are told to stay inside at the lowest floor and avoid all outside walls and windows.
In a weather alert on Sunday, August 2, Environment Canada alerted many residents in Ontario to severe weather on its way.
A line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes is located from 7 kilometres northwest of Pakenham to Garretton, moving northeast at 55 km/h.
Possible warnings yourself to see if you're in an affected area.are occurring at Carleton Place, Richmond, and Merrickville and you can check out the
"If you hear a roaring sound or see a funnel cloud, swirling debris near the ground, flying debris, or any threatening weather approaching, take shelter immediately," wrote Environment Canada.
Leave temporary or "free-standing" shelters for a strong building, if possible — worst-case scenario, lie low and shield your head from flying debris.