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Posted 23 May 2012 - 08:25 PM

AWCN11 CWTO 231349
Weather summary for all of Southern Ontario and the
National Capital Region issued by Environment Canada
At 9:49 AM EDT Wednesday 23 May 2012.

==weather event discussion==

Confirmed weak tornado east of orono late Tuesday afternoon.


A tornado was observed late Tuesday afternoon near orono, east of
Oshawa. Weather radar showed a few showers in the area at the time
along with isolated brief thunderstorms according to the Canadian
lightning detection network.

As of 9.30 AM Environment Canada has received photo and video
evidence confirming a tornado occurred in a farmer's field near
clarington concession road 6 and andrews road northeast of orono. No
reports of damage have been received. Hence a Fujita scale rating of
f0 has been assigned, suggesting wind speeds between 60 and 110 km/h.

Time(lcl) location event description

4.50 PM Tuesday northeast of orono confirmed f0 tornado
No damage observed

This weather summary contains preliminary information
And may not constitute an official or final report.

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