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Weather Summary: August 29, 2022

A line of thunderstorms pushed through Southwestern Ontario on Monday evening. Damaging wind gusts were the greatest threat with the line of thunderstorms, which certainly did not disappoint as it moved into the region.

Environment Canada issued the following statement on Tuesday morning:

"Strong thunderstorms swept across portions of southern and

northeastern Ontario on Monday. We have received reports of utility

outages and tree and property damage as a result of strong wind

gusts from these thunderstorms, particularly across portions of

extreme southwestern Ontario where a line of strong thunderstorms

moved through during the evening.

The following is a summary of weather event information received by

Environment Canada.

Summary of peak wind gusts in km/h from Environment Canada weather


Windsor Airport: 100

Chatham-Kent: 89

Ottawa Airport: 80

London Airport: 78

Brantford Airport: 77

Sarnia: 74

Timmins: 74

Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial

information and does not constitute a complete or final report."

Multiple reports of damage were posted on various social media sites. Windsor seemed to take the brunt of the storm, with a 100 km/h wind gust reported at the Windsor Airport.

Storm Damage in Windsor

Credit: Windsor Essex Storm & Environment Enthusiasts (WE SEE) via Twitter

Storm Damage in Windsor

Credit: Mike Kakuk (AM 800 CKLW) via Twitter

Note: This Weather Summary may be updated as more details from the event become available.


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