Afternoon severe weather update for Manitoba/Ontario


Storms are currently ongoing in extreme southeastern Manitoba at 12:39pm CDT. Below is a radar image of ongoing storms:

This radar screenshot shows a line of storms from Vita, MB to roughly Pinawa, MB. These will continue to move east through the afternoon and along the Trans-Canada Highway into northern Ontario. No severe weather is expected for the rest of Manitoba today.

At 12:40pm CDT, a severe thunderstorm warning is in effect:


Warnings

12:24 PM CDT Thursday 25 July 2019 Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for (areas in red):

  • R.M. of Piney incl. Sandilands and Sprague

At 12:24 p.m. CDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain. This severe thunderstorm is currently located near Sandilands and is tracking to the east at 35 km/h. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.