Tornado warnings, watches issued for parts of central Ontario

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Environment Canada has issued tornado warnings and watches for parts of central Ontario, including Toronto.

Just before 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, the weather agency issued tornado warnings for Innisfil, New Tecumseth, Angus, Orangeville, Grand Valley, southern Dufferin County and Caledon.

Minutes later, tornado watches were issued for Toronto, Newmarket, Georgina, northern York Region, Vaughan, Richmond Hill and Markham.

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Global News chief meteorologist Anthony Farnell said an upper-level low is feeding off moisture in the region.

Farnell also said flooding is possible in the Toronto area.

Warnings were issued for regions west of the Greater Toronto Area.

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