Severe weather alerts for most of southern Manitoba

Some unsettled weather is moving into southern Manitoba Saturday.

Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for Steinbach, Dugald and Minnedosa regions

Severe thunderstorm warnings and watches almost cover southern Manitoba Saturday. (Environment Canada )

Some unsettled weather is heading to parts of southern Manitoba.

The lastest warnings for the possibility of severe thunderstorms now include the southeastern corner of the province, from Dugald - Beausejour - Grand Beach including: 

  • R.M. of Springfield including Oakbank Anola and Birds Hill Prov. Park 

and Steinbach - St. Adolphe - Dominion City - Vita - Richer comprising:

  • R.M. of Ste. Anne including Ste. Anne and Richer
  • R.M. of Tache including Lorette Ste-Geneviève and Landmark

Environment Canada had earlier Saturday issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Minnedosa - Neepawa - Russell - Riding Mountain National Park including: 

  • R.M. of Archie including McAuley Manson and Willen
  • R.M. of Miniota including Miniota and Bird Tail Creek Res.​
  • R.M. of Archie including McAuley Manson and Willen​
  • R.M. of Blanshard including Oak River and Cardale
  • R.M. of Hamiota including McConnell and Lavinia
  • R.M. of Saskatchewan including Rapid City and Basswood

The weather forecaster said its meteorologists are tracking a "cluster of severe thunderstorms capable of producing very strong wind gusts, dime to nickel size hail and heavy rain."

The agency also issued severe thunderstorm watches for: 

  • Dauphin - Roblin - Winnipegosis​
  • Virden - Souris​ 
  • Melita - Boissevain - Turtle Mountain Provincial Park

covering essentially the whole southwestern corner of the province. 

Severe thunderstorm watches are still in effect for the Ste. Rose - McCreary - Alonsa - Gladstone regions, as well as Arborg - Hecla - Fisher River - Gypsumville - Ashern.