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Environment Canada Is Now Warning That Even More Tornadoes Could Hit Ontario Today

Parts of Ontario are under threat of tornadoes again, after intense storms touched down in Ontario last night.

Environment Canada put out a severe thunderstorm warning at 3:25 p.m. this afternoon for Renfrew, Pembroke and Barry's Bay, saying, "a tornado is also possible." Other risks for the area include dime-sized hail and 80 km/h wind gusts.

A severe thunderstorm warning was also placed at 4:05 p.m. for Belleville, Quinte West, Eastern Northumberland County with the threat of an isolated tornado and "80 km/h wind gusts and dime size hail."

Locations impacted by the storm include "Trent Hills, Hastings, Ferris Provincial Park, Woodland and Campbellford."

A third warning was placed at 4:09 p.m. for severe thunderstorms for Petawawa, Pembroke, Cobden, Renfrew, Arnprior and Calabogie.

The areas impacted include "Renfrew, McGrath, Esmonde, Balaclava, McDougall and Mayhew," and while "80 km/h wind gusts and dime size hail" are a risk, Environment Canada mentions a risk of possible tornadoes.

Environment Canada recommends that if threatening weather approaches, people "take cover immediately."

UPDATE: Since publication, Environment Canada has ended severe storm warnings throughout Ontario. However, thunderstorm watches, which warn of strong wind gusts and hail still remain in some spots as of 6 p.m.

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