The Severe Thunderstorm Warning has now ended for Sault Ste. Marie, St. Joseph Island – Batchawana
Scattered showers, sometimes heavy and other thunderstorms could develop by Friday
A severe thunderstorm located over St Joseph Island is moving east at 50 km/h and is capable of producing hail of 2 cm in diameter and wind gusts to 90 km/h.
Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. 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. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. In Canada, lightning kills up to 10 people every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors.
Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required, so stay tuned to your local media or Weatheradio.