Weather Trivia of the Day

By: plapman , 1:45 PM GMT on April 17, 2014

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Today's Weather Trivia

April 17 1967 aA tornado ripped a 90-km path through southwestern Ontario killing 1 man. Near Hensall, more than 100 pupils crouched on the floor while suction from the twister tossed around classroom furniture. Two teenagers said a gun-club roof flew 120 m straight up, then chased them. The twister ripped out the insides of a piano and scattered it across a field. The piano's shell stayed in the building.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. © Environment Canada

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1. Ylee
12:53 AM GMT on April 18, 2014
Hi, Tony! Does Portage ever get tornadoes? Looks like you're thawing out again! Take care!
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