More stormy weather ahead

A large tree was felled during a storm that blew through Orangeville on Tuesday. Jeremy Cohn/Global News
Severe weather knocked down several hydro poles in Alliston, Ontario. May 21, 2013. Jeremy Cohn / Global News
Severe weather in southern Ontario caused damage to this car. May 21, 2013. Jeremy Cohn / Global News
Severe weather swept across southern Ontario on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. Jeremy Cohn / Global News
A roof was blown of a barn as a result of severe weather in Essa Township. May 21, 2013. Cindy Pom / Global News

It’s been stormy the past couple of days over southwestern and southern Ontario and it’s not over yet.

Monday evening, storms rolled into the area producing high winds and frequent lightning. There were more storms Tuesday afternoon with heavy downpours in some regions northwest of Toronto. By late afternoon, the storms had moved to the east, through Peterborough. A second storm went through the area during the rush-hour dropping heavy rain and pea-sized hail.


Severe thunderstorm warnings  and watches were issued through much of the day on Tuesday.

Wednesday the region is expected to see another day of thunderstorms.

Environment Canada issues watches when conditions are favourable for severe weather. A warning is when severe weather is imminent.

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