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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued Again

For the second day in a row Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the region.

UPDATE 3:12 p.m: 

The severe thunderstorm warning for the Counties of Brant and Oxford have been lifted. A severe Thunderstorm watch remains in place for the region. 

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UPDATE 2:05 p.m: 

The severe thunderstorm watch in Oxford and Brant Counties has been upgraded to a warning. 

Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

These thunderstorms contain torrential downpours, which could dump 50 mm of rain in an hour or less in some areas. 

Heavy rain can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads like we saw yesterday. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. 

Severe thunderstorms can also produce tornadoes. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

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Environment Canada has issued another severe thunderstorm watch for the Counties of Brant and Oxford. 

The current forecast is calling for the potential of a sever thunderstorm this afternoon with strong winds. People in the region are being reminded to be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and to take the necessary precautions. 

Environment Canada is reminding everyone that Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

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