Storm spotters report tornado near Lake Couchiching in central Ontario
Ominous clouds are seen in this file photo. (David T. Chapman/Twitter)
TORONTO - Environment Canada says it has received reports of a tornado in central Ontario.
Storm spotters have reported a tornado near Lake Couchiching around 5:10 p.m. and forecasters say it was moving east at 65 km/h.
A tornado warning has been issued for areas including Fenelon Falls, northern Kawartha Lakes, Orillia, and Washago.
Environment Canada calls it a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation.
Emergency Management Ontario recommends people in the area take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.