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Stormy evening across Manitoba

It has been an active day of severe weather across Manitoba today. Above was a severe thunderstorm near Lac Du Bonnet at 8:08pm CDT! Below are the active watches/warnings still in place across the province.


9:29 PM CDT Wednesday 17 June 2020 Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:

  • City of Winnipeg

At 9:29 p.m. CDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain. This line of severe thunderstorms is currently located just west of Winnipeg and is tracking northeastwards at 40 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. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #MBStorm.

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