When was the last tornado in Leamington Ontario?

When was the last tornado in Leamington Ontario?

June 6, 2010
On Sunday, June 6, 2010, at around 3:30 a.m., an F1 tornado struck Leamington, Ont. Leamington is the third-largest area in Windsor-Essex County and has a population of 27,595. Leamington is near Lake Erie and is one of the southernmost parts of Canada.

Was there a tornado in Leamington last night?

Environment Canada has confirmed an EF-0 tornado with maximum wind speeds of 130 km/h hit Leamington Friday night. The tornado touched down about 5:40 p.m., while a Tornado Watch was in effect, damaging solar panels and a greenhouse.

Where was the deadliest tornado in Canada?

The deadliest tornado in Canadian history, the Regina Cyclone of June 30, 1912, killed 28 and injured 300.

Where in Ontario gets the most tornadoes?

Tornadoes have been recorded in every province and territory in Canada. However, tornadoes occur most frequently in two areas – from southern Alberta across southern Saskatchewan and southern Manitoba to northwestern Ontario, and from southern Ontario across southern Quebec to New Brunswick.

Did a tornado touch down in Windsor Ontario?

Tornadoes touched down in Leamington and Windsor, researchers say. Two tornadoes hit Windsor-Essex on Saturday night, according to the Northern Tornadoes Project.

Where did the tornado hit in Windsor?

Then, it crossed the Detroit River and made landfall in Windsor. The tornado started in the Brighton Beach neighbourhood, at modern-day Walker Road and Grand Marais Road. It landed at an F4 strength and headed to southern Windsor. It made its way to the Sandwich West Township (which is now the Municipality of LaSalle).

Where is Tornado Alley in Canada?

Roughly half of all Canadian tornadoes strike the Canadian prairies and Northern Ontario as far east as Lake Superior. Together, these regions make up the northernmost border of the U.S. Tornado Alley. Tornadoes up to EF5 in strength have been documented in this region.

Has Canada ever had an F5 tornado?

Because Environment Canada adopted the Enhanced Fujita scale in 2013, there will be no more tornadoes with an F5 rating, making this tornado the first and last confirmed F5 tornado in Canada. While several houses were leveled, no one was injured or killed by the tornado.

Where was the tornado in Canada?

Environment Canada says the tornado in Uxbridge was embedded in the edge of a derecho – a widespread windstorm associated with a line of thunderstorms – that developed near Sarnia, Ont., and moved northeastward across the province.

Has Canada ever been hit by a hurricane?

The strongest hurricane to make landfall in Canada was Hurricane Ginny of 1963, which had winds of 110 mph (175 km/h), making it a strong Category 2 hurricane at the time of its landfall near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.