They darkened the skies, drenched anyone in their path, and damaged several farm buildings north of London

A handful of violent summer storms made their mark throughout southwestern Ontario on Wednesday, bringing high winds, rain, and rumors of tornadoes.

Early in the afternoon, the storms moved eastward out of Michigan, at first dumping a lot of rain and wind along the Lake Huron shoreline from close to Goderich to Georgian Bay.

As the storms proceeded east, Environment Canada issued, revised, and altered numerous warnings and watches for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms.

But the storm that originated in Sarnia and moved northwestward just before 7 p.m. ET was the one that significantly damaged the rural village of Thedford, Ontario, which is located approximately 60 kilometers from London.

A handful of violent summer storms made their mark throughout southwestern Ontario on Wednesday, bringing high winds, rain, and rumors of tornadoes.

Images from that region that were sent by CBC News show tree limbs being torn off, corn stalks being trampled in the fields, and a few farm buildings having significant roof damage.

A massive metal and cloth cover the size of a riding corral was found stretched over a nearby barn in one instance.

He claimed that the area between Thedford and Arkona, a town about 10 kilometers to the south, had several snapped trees.

 storm chaser from Michigan named Nick Dewhirst said the devastation near Thedford was the worst he had seen when driving across the farmland north of London in a single day.