Windsor-Essex under severe thunderstorm warning

Windsor and Essex County are in for a severe thunderstorm Wednesday afternoon, Environment Canada warns.

Environment Canada says the thunderstorm tracking for the area can produce heavy rains and hail up to the size of a nickel.

Wind gusts of uo to 90 kilometres per hour are also possible, the weather agency warns.

People are warned to take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches. Downpours can also cause flash floods, water pooling on roads and wind gusts can toss loose objects or damage buildings.