Severe thunderstorm headed for Shoal Lake, MB


Road camera from Manitoba 511 at 4:10pm CDT

A severe thunderstorm is observed (above) by a road camera on the Yellowhead Highway at Shoal Lake in Manitoba. Below is the radar depiction of these storms as they head north towards Shoal Lake:

Warnings

3:56 PM CDT Friday 22 May 2020 Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:

  • Hamiota Mun. incl. McConnell and Lavinia

  • Prairie View Mun. incl. Bird Tail Creek Res.

At 3:56 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 thunderstorm is near Crandall and is moving north at 30 km/h.

Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. 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. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to MBstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #MBStorm.