Tornado warnings in effect for parts of the province

Screen shot 2018 08 27

Screen shot 2018 08 27

Video below shows what appears to be a tornado north of Barrie in southern Ontario Monday evening.

Environment Canada's Ontario Storm Prediction Centre told CityNews they have received multiple reports of a tornado touching down in Hawkestone, but have yet to confirm if the tornado made landfall.

Tornado warnings began ending in the Barrie area around 8:30, while those for Orillia and through Washago ended shortly after 9pm. However, there are still heat and severe thunderstorm warnings, as well as severe thunderstorm watches, as of 12:45 a.m. ET. Closer to the GTA, warnings were also in effect for Uxbridge, Beaverton and Northern Durham Region, though those warnings ended by around 9:40 p.m. Then again two remain in arena for Lindsay and the Southern Kawartha Lakes.

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"One risky thunderstorm produced a brief tornado and is now near Beaverton, moving southeast at 45 km/h".

There were no injuries reported immediately following the storms.

There had been furthermore a sequence of unconfirmed sightings of funnel clouds, however no different tornados had been confirmed so a ways.

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