Florence, ON F0 Tornado of August 7, 2003

Windsor - Essex - Chatham-Kent

With a path one kilometre long and 50 metres wide, the tornado tore branches off of trees, caused minor crop damage and tore the shingles off of an old shack. The tornado, a classic landspout that formed along lake breeze boundaries, was captured on video by witnesses.

According to Environment and Climate Change Canada (2018), an F0 tornado touched down at 6:30 pm CDT near Keene, ON. The path of the tornado was not documented by ECCC, but its maximum width was 100 metres. The tornado caused no fatalities, injuries or property damage.


Environment and Climate Change Canada Data. (2018). Canadian National Tornado Database: Verified Events (1980-2009) – Public. Retrieved from: http://donnees.ec.gc.ca/data/weather/products/canadian-national-tornado-database-verified-events-1980-2009-public/