Tornado warning issued for Ottawa-Gatineau area

Threat of severe thunderstorms should end by evening, Environment Canada says

Posted: September 21, 2018
Last Updated: September 21, 2018

Environment Canada has issued a tornado warning for the Ottawa-Gatineau area.

A dangerous thunderstorm moving east could possibly produce a tornado.

In the case of a tornado, people should:


A tornado watch is also in place for other communities in eastern Ontario, including Cornwall, Brockville, Pembroke, Smiths Falls and Gananoque.

A thunderstorm warning is also in place for Ottawa.

The severe thunderstorm threat should end by early Friday evening, Environment Canada says.