15 incredible photos of Ontario's close call with tornados over the weekend

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DH Toronto Staff Jun 19, 2017 6:08 am 1,986

In case you somehow missed it, a tornado warning was issued for most of southern Ontario over the weekend, including Toronto.

And while no funnels actually managed to touch down, the sky still put on a dramatic display across many parts of the province. Angus, Innerkip, and Barrie all looked a little beyond foreboding at different points on Saturday afternoon.

So while a tornado warning doesn’t guarantee a tornado will show up, here are 15 images and videos that can make you understand why the warnings were issued in the first place.

Torna…no 🌪 Caught this forming during my first storm chase with @stormhunter27 today. This shelf cloud didn’t have enough rotation to properly take shape and the storm weakened as it tracked East. I’m not gonna lie, I was a bit worried when I first saw this [email protected] . . . . . #travelingourplanet #awesomeearth #moodygrams #agameoftones #heatercentral #createyourhype #excellentshots #mkexplore #phenomenalshot #createexploretakeover #peoplescreatives #way2ill #igmasters #meistershots #watchthisinstagood #pgdaily #justgoshoot #exploreeverything #huffpostgram #igpodium #mashpics #mobilemag #weather #clouds #onstorm #cloudporn #shelfcloud #storm #stormchaser #severeweather

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Stay safe friends. Time lapse footage just shot facing towards the Port of #Orillia tonight. #ONStorm @weathernetwork HD version available here: https://youtu.be/aHkfg7jM4b0

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More storms passing by ⛈ #onstorm #shelfcloud #barrie #road #clouds #cloudscape #sky #skyscape #storm #thunderstorm #nature

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