News Possibility of severe thunderstorms and even a tornado in Haliburton SHARE ON: James Bowler, contributor, Sunday, Jun. 18th, 2017 Haliburton County is under a Tornado Watch as thunderstorms roll through the region. Environment Canada warns these storms have a chance of turning severe and bringing heavy downpours with up to 50 mm falling. There’s also a chance of a tornado as strong winds are expected with these storms as well. If you see threatening weather you should get inside immediately. The MyHaliburtonNow newsroom is continuing to track this storm and will keep you updated.