UPDATE: Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Barrie, Collingwood, Orillia and their surrounding areas.
Unlike a watch, warnings mean severe weather is imminent as a large system of storms makes it’s way northeast.
Original story is below:
An incoming system of storms has prompted an alert from Environment Canada.
The watch, in effect for Barrie, Collingwood, Orillia and their surrounding areas was put into effect around 11AM today.
Hail, strong winds and heavy rain are possible with these conditions, which are known to produce intense storms.