A tornado warning was issued Thursday afternoon before being lifted an hour later for the Lachute sector, in the Laurentians, while showers with the risk of thunderstorms are expected from late afternoon in some areas of southern Quebec.
“At 2:20 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are monitoring a severe thunderstorm possibly producing a tornado. Damaging winds, large hail and intense rain in places are also possible”, is it possible to read in the warning from the federal agency.
Environment Canada has lifted the alert around 3:20 p.m., indicating that they were now monitoring “a violent storm possibly producing a tornado” in the Saint-Eustache and Saint-Jérôme sectors.
They took the opportunity to remind them of the importance of safe if “you hear a rumbling sound or see a funnel cloud, debris swirling near the ground, or flying through the air”.
Remember that the region is particularly affected by this type of weather phenomenon, as three tornadoes touched down in Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard last Saturday.
Risk of thunderstorms in the south
The cloudy sky will drop a few showers in the west of the province, while risks of thunderstorms were expected in the afternoon at Montreal and its surroundings where the humidity will reach values of 34.
In the center of the province, the beautiful morning sun has given way to cloudiness followed by showers and risk of a thunderstorm in the afternoon, especially in Estrie, Beauce, Quebec and Saguenay.
The temperatures were even higher during the day with 29 degrees on the thermometer and a rate humidity of 34, particularly in Estrie and Montérégie, according to Environment Canada forecasts.
Sectors of eastern Quebec such as Bas-Saint-Laurent and Côte-Nord were more or less spared, while the weather will be generally sunny with some showers in places.
Friday presents itself with mixed fortunes for Quebec, while the weather will be sunny in the south, partly cloudy in the center and showers in the east, all under t temperatures of 25 degrees almost everywhere in the province.
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