(posted by ~~CM~~ )
If it's relevant, there are severe thunderstorm watches (and a few warnings now) all over southern Ontario. It looks like the most active area at the present time, there are storms popping up everywhere. This list is updating faster than I can type these.
Severe thunderstorm watch for City of Hamilton, City of Toronto, Dufferin - Innisfil, Dunnville - Caledonia - Haldimand, Elgin, Halton - Peel, Huron - Perth, London - Middlesex, Niagara, Oxford - Brant, Sarnia - Lambton, Simcoe - Delhi - Norfolk, Waterloo - Wellington, Windsor - Essex - Chatham-Kent, York - Durham
LOCALIZED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON WITH LARGE HAIL, DAMAGING WINDS, TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS, AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. THIS IS AN ALERT TO THE POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS..LISTEN FOR UPDATED STATEMENTS. IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES TAKE IMMEDIATE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE ABOVE REGIONS. SOME OF THESE STORMS WILL CONTAIN LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. TORRENTIAL RAIN OF 50 MILLIMETRES WITHIN AN HOUR AND INTENSE FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THE STORMS.
Severe thunderstorm warning for Grey - Bruce, Huron - Perth, City of Hamilton, City of Toronto, Dufferin - Innisfil, Halton - Peel, Huron - Perth, Niagara
SEVERE FAST DEVELOPING THUNDERSTORMS WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS ARE MOVING EASTWARD THROUGH OR TOWARD THE ABOVE REGIONS. TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING ARE ALSO ASSOCIATED. THIS IS A WARNING THAT SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING IN THESE REGIONS. REMEMBER SOME SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE TORNADOES..LISTEN FOR UPDATED WARNINGS. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ONTARIO RECOMMENDS TAKING COVER IMMEDIATELY WHEN THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES.
This probably doesn't mean a thing to you guys in the US, but I thought it would be interesting to give a Canadian perspective on this. There are also more watches and warnings in Southern Ontario right now than there are in the entire US, which I thought was kind of interesting.