Tornado warning and baseball-sized hail near Oxbow, SK


Warnings


4:01 PM CST Saturday 13 July 2019 Tornado warning in effect for:

  • R.M. of Coalfields including Bienfait and North Portal

  • R.M. of Enniskillen including Oxbow and Northgate


Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado. At 4:00 PM CST Doppler RADAR indicated that this severe thunderstorm was located about 15 km southeast of Frobisher and was moving toward the east at 20 km/h.


In addition to a tornado, this severe thunderstorm is capable of producing baseball-sized hail and destructive wind gusts in excess of 120 km/h.

This is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. If you hear a roaring sound or see a funnel cloud, swirling debris near the ground, flying debris, or any threatening weather approaching, take shelter immediately.

Tornado warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing tornadoes.