Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Toronto has ended
A man carries an umbrella through downtown Toronto during a rainstorm in this file photo. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press)
Katherine DeClerq, CTV News Toronto
Published Saturday, July 13, 2019 3:46PM EDT
Last Updated Saturday, July 13, 2019 6:39PM EDT
A severe thunderstorm warning issued for the City of Toronto has ended.
The warning, which was issued by Environment Canada around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, said that damaging winds and torrential rainfall were possible.
“Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain,” the weather agency said in a statement.
“Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!”
Most of southern Ontario remains under a severe thunderstorm watch.
According to Environment Canada, there was a 60 per cent chance of showers in Toronto. The temperature is expected to hit a high of 28 degrees, dropping to about 15 degrees later in the evening.
Sunday is expected to be sunny, with a high of 28 degrees, feeling like 30 degrees with the humidex.