Forest decimated as EF1 tornado slices through Achray area of Algonquin Park
This EF1 tornado sliced through the Achray area in eastern Algonquin Park, decimating forest and terrifying campers. It struck near Stratton lake and caused extensive damage to forest, levelling many hectares of trees which were uprooted and snapped.
Campers described hearing a waterfall and seeing the funnel moving through the forest, snapping and felling mature trees as it raged. It was one of two tornadoes to touch down on July 19, 2013; the other: