Why Environment Canada didn't announce Ottawa's third tornado until now

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By Tom Spears, Ottawa Sun, September 25, 2018

Environment Canada didn’t announce there was a tornado in Calabogie and White Lake until late Monday because it needed satellite images of the area to confirm it was really a tornado.

Department spokesman Peter Kimbell said Tuesday the three tornadoes in our region didn’t all announce their presence in the same way.

He said some are more obvious than others: “If we were suspecting a tornado and had a warning out, and we see video or photograph in real time or shortly thereafter, then it’s pretty obvious.

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