UPDATE: Tornado warning ended for Ottawa North (Kanata-Orleans).
(originally posted at 2:20pm)
Environment Canada has issued a TORNADO WARNING for Gatineau, Kanata, Ottawa North to Orleans.
(The warning has now ended for Renfrew, Arnprior and Calabogie.)
Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm that could possibly produce a tornado.
The thunderstorm is currently moving past Arnprior.
The thunderstorm is moving eastward at about 60 km/h and is likely also producing damaging winds and large hail.
Environment Canada warns that This is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation, urging people to take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. If you hear a roaring sound or see a funnel cloud, swirling debris near the ground, flying debris, or any threatening weather approaching, take shelter immediately.
Tune 580 CFRA for the latest developments and updates from Environment Canada.