News Severe thunderstorm warning in effect SHARE ON: Taylor Ablett, contributor, Sunday, Jul. 16th, 2017 Photo credit: www.pexels.com Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the area. The weather service says it’s been tracking a storm since around 8:00pm, which could bring nickel size hail and heavy rain. It says the storm is east of Eagle Lake and moving towards the northeast of Wilberforce by 8:30 tonight. The watch is in effect for: Haliburton – Minden – Southern Haliburton County Oxtongue Lake – Fort Irwin – Northern Haliburton County Environment Canada will issue a severe thunderstorm warning when storms are capable of producing hail, strong winds, and torrential rain.