Norwich, ON EF0 Landspout Tornado of June 13, 2018

Oxford - Brant

This EF0 tornado was caught on video by an area resident. It appeared as a dusty column whipping violently over a field, with a blunt cone funnel swirling above.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 18Z on June 13, 2018 showing mean sea-level pressure (MSLP) contours, surface observations, fronts and pressure centres (WPC, 2017)

Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 2:00 pm EDT, which shows a cold front moving through southern Ontario. This cold front was responsible for triggering thunderstorms in the afternoon hours of June 13th and ultimately this tornado.


NWS Weather Prediction Center Surface Analysis Archive. (2017). Surface analysis 18Z Wed Jun 13 2018. Retrieved from: