Rice Lake, ON (DONE)


Tornado crosses Rice Lake, is witnessed & photographed by diners at Elmhirst Inn


No appreciable damage was caused by this tornado, but it was witnessed and photographed by diners at the Elmhirst Inn on Rice Lake. The tornado had the appearance of a classic tropical waterspout as it moved across the lake, then onto land as a slender elephant trunk tornado.┬áIt’s path was 2 kilometres long and 100 metres wide.

F0 tornado crosses Rice Lake, Ontario, as a waterspout on August 2, 2003
The tornado is seen crossing Rice Lake in this photograph from a diner at The Elmhirst Inn. (credit unknown)