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Waterspouts captured on Dauphin Lake, MB

Picture from Jeff Shaw: "This just happened at Ochre Beach on Dauphin Lake. "


7:37 PM CDT Thursday 18 July 2019 Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:

  • R.M. of Lakeshore incl. Ochre River and Makinak

  • R.M. of Lakeshore incl. Rorketon and Toutes Aides

At 7:37 p.m. CDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a cluster of severe thunderstorms capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

As of 7:35 pm one severe thunderstorm is located over the east shore of Dauphin Lake and a second is located east of Rorketon. Both thunderstorms are moving east-southeast.

Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. 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!

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