High winds cause damage, power outages across region
A barn was blown over during a thunderstorm in Holland Marsh, Ont. on Thursday, May 18, 2017. (Nick/ Twitter)
Published Thursday, May 18, 2017 11:53AM EDT
Last Updated Thursday, May 18, 2017 8:56PM EDT
Strong winds have caused damage and power outages across the region.
Reports of significant wind damage are coming in from King Township, where a barn has been blown over. The same witness says their vehicle was blown into a ditch.
The OPP say a tractor trailer travelling north on Highway 400 near Canal Road flipped during high winds and hail.
In Barrie, the wind brought down power lines and damaged roofs. A home on Prince William Way had its siding blown right off.
At one point Hydro One was reporting outages for almost 39,000 customers around Georgian Bay. This includes parts of Parry Sound, Gravenhurst, Huntsville and Orillia. You can click here for an update on power outages.
A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect for almost the entire region on Thursday afternoon.
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