Greening Bay, ON F0 Tornado of June 16, 2006

North Bay - West Nipissing

Witnesses described watching the tornado, a cone funnel with a plume of spray at its base, come onshore from Greening Bay at the east end of Lake Nipissing. It had a path that was 2 kilometres long and 500 metres wide, along which trees were downed, a shed was thrown and minor siding damage was done to cottages, one of which had impact damage when it was struck by flying lawn chairs. The tornado occurred at 7:30 pm and was accompanied by hail as big as golf balls.

According to Environment and Climate Change Canada (2018), an F0 tornado touched down at 7:30 pm near Greening Bay, ON. The tornado travelled for 3 km with a maximum width of 500 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: