Severe thunderstorm, hail, heavy rain expected

Environment Canada has issued a Severe thunderstorm warning for Kingston, Odessa, and Frontenac Islands.

As of 2:42 p.m. Environment Canada meteorologists were tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain. Flooding, damage to property and power outages are possible.

Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

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