A lot of planning and preparation goes into a camping trip, but sometimes things don’t go according to plan.
Thunderstorms are common in all parts of Ontario from late April to early October. No one plans for a storm to hit during their camping trip, but it’s important to know what to do if a storm rolls in.
Here’s what you need to know to stay safe, no matter the weather:
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Today’s post comes from Sarah Wray, a Discovery Leader at Bon Echo Provincial Park.
When a massive derecho storm tore a path through Ontario on May 21, 2022, Bon Echo Provincial Park was directly in its path.
What is a derecho? It’s a long-lived, fast-moving thunderstorm with straight line winds that cause widespread damage. With this type of storm, the worst of it comes within a couple minutes of it hitting.
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