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A meteorologist with Environment Canada says there’s a chance Quebec could be hit with more severe weather today after a possible tornado whipped through the Laurentians.

The national weather agency says a storm touched down near Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard, about 100 kilometres northwest of Montreal, on Saturday evening.

It says the forceful winds uprooted trees and caused heavy damage to homes.

Meanwhile, Hydro-Québec is reporting major ongoing outages in the area affecting hundreds of customers.

Environment Canada meteorologist Peter Kimbell says more analysis is needed to confirm that there was a tornado and determine its strength.

Kimbell warns there’s the potential for more severe weather today, but says he can’t predict how serious it could be.

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