A suspected tornado touched down near Windsor, Ont. Wednesday evening, leaving more than a dozen homes and at least three people injured.
An eyewitness reported the tornado in LaSalle, a suburb of Windsor at 7:10 p.m. ET.
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Windsor police have asked residents to avoid the Victory Drive area because of damage.
They are also reporting that hydro poles were knocked down in the city and there were some live wires as a result.
Environment Canada described the storm and possible tornado as a “dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation.”
The national weather agency lifted its tornado warning at about 8 p.m.
A spokeswoman for Environment Canada said a team would be in the area early Thursday to assess the damage and officially confirm whether a tornado had touched down.
(Global News w/ files from Canadian Press)