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Tornado confirmed Wednesday afternoon near Vermillion

Environment Canada has confirmed a tornado touched down near Vermillion on Wednesday afternoon.

As of 10:20 p.m. Thursday, June 15th the federal weather agency reported around 4:30 p.m. a tornado touched down near the east-central area. As of Thursday night, a total of 10 tornados were confirmed across the province, with the first four being recorded near the Iron Springs area between 2:30 and 3 p.m. Wednesday and the last one at 6 p.m. near Cabin Lake.

According to Environment Canada, these are approximate times, and “all tornadoes have been given a preliminary rating of EF-0, with only minor damage reported at this time.” The provincial weather authority along with the Northern Tornadoes Project is continuing to investigate this weather event along with the cause. Anyone who has information regarding damage from these tornadoes or photos is being asked to share them by emailing [email protected] or post them to Twitter using #abstorm.

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