North Bay, ON

Cone tornado develops over Lake Nipissing, is caught on video as it comes ashore

The F0 tornado near North Bay, Ontario. This tornado formed over Lake Nipissing at around 7:00pm and then moved onto shore. It was witnessed by homeowners and cottagers all around the lake, and was a highly visible and photogenic tornado. Residents captured photos and videos of the tornado, a fat cone, as it churned over the lake. As it approached the shore, it became an elephant trunk tornado as it entered its rope-out stage.

This was one of nineteen tornadoes that struck Southern and Central Ontario on August 20. The others: