Event Title

Windsor

Presenter Information

NTP Archives

Location

Essex, Ontario, Canada

Start Date

19-3-1948 1:42 PM

Document Type

Report (PDF/Word)

F-Scale Rating

F2

Classification

Probable

Description

Associated with a tornado outbreak which killed 39 (43?) people in the US. (Alton-Bunker Hill-Gillespie)

No funnel mentioned but “It sounded like a thousand express trains”

20 homeless

“Storm acted in a freakish way levelling some dwellings but leaving adjacent buildings unscathed.”

Rare March tornado for Ontario. Second earliest calendar day for Probable/Confirmed tornado in Ontario.

Could warrant F3 upgrade as a house was apparently “levelled”.

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Mar 19th, 1:42 PM

Windsor

Essex, Ontario, Canada

Associated with a tornado outbreak which killed 39 (43?) people in the US. (Alton-Bunker Hill-Gillespie)

No funnel mentioned but “It sounded like a thousand express trains”

20 homeless

“Storm acted in a freakish way levelling some dwellings but leaving adjacent buildings unscathed.”

Rare March tornado for Ontario. Second earliest calendar day for Probable/Confirmed tornado in Ontario.

Could warrant F3 upgrade as a house was apparently “levelled”.

 

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