F1 tornado slices through Bread Lake area in Northern Ontario, decimates forest
During the mid afternoon, supercell thunderstorms formed over Northwest Ontario. One produced this tornado that touched down and moved for 1.5km near the lake, which is about 35km east of Sioux Lookout. The tornado was up to 300m wide and caused extensive tree damage.
This F1 tornado decimated forest as it tracked through an area near Bread Lake. Photos provided by a local pilot led to this tornado’s confirmation, as Environment Canada assessed the swirling pattern of the blowdown and determined it to be tornadic.