Tornado confirmed in Uxbridge


Western University's Northern Tornadoes Project team has confirmed a tornado in Uxbridge, Ontario.


The tornado was an EF2 and was embedded within the leading edge of the derecho.


A derecho is a straight-line wind storm that is associated with a fast-moving group of severe thunderstorms.


The tornado occurred at 1:15 pm on Saturday and had a maximum wind speed of 195 km/h.


The Northern Tornadoes Project team continues to investigate whether there were other tornadoes during the event.