Severe tstorm watches issued for Manitoba


Watches

3:24 PM CDT Friday 07 June 2019 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for areas in yellow:


Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Extremely hot conditions are providing for a favourable environment for the development of severe thunderstorms late this afternoon or tonight. 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 watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.