Tornado warnings end in southern Manitoba, Environment Canada says
Hot, sticky temperatures fuelling weather warnings
Environment Canada has lifted a tornado warning for a portion of southern Manitoba issued earlier Tuesday afternoon.
Brandon, Neepawa, Carberry and Treherne were downgraded from a tornado to a severe thunderstorm warning. The thunderstorm warning was lifted just before 4:30 p.m.
Winkler, Morden, Altona and Morris were placed under a severe thunderstorm warning at about 3:50 p.m. As of about 5:30 p.m., the warning had been downgraded to a severe thunderstorm watch.
By about 8 p.m., severe thunderstorm warnings across the province had been downgraded to special weather advisories.
Golf ball-size hail was reported Cardinal and Altamont, Environment Canada said.
The thunderstorm moved southeast at 30 km/h and reached St. Leon at about 3 p.m. CT, according to Environment Canada.
Tornado Wrng has been shifted to the south to include Manitou. No longer in effect for Treherne <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/cbcmb?src=hash">#cbcmb</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/mbstorm?src=hash">#mbstorm</a> <a href="https://t.co/8gv6RvrSFe">pic.twitter.com/8gv6RvrSFe</a>—@johnsauderCBC
The latest round of severe weather comes after a round of severe weather moved through southern Manitoba on Tuesday morning. Photos of ominous-looking clouds were posted on social media, including this one from a Twitter user north of Virden.
Good customer of ours @stump85sent us this a few mins ago. Nasty stuff from Holland Manitoba. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/mbstorm?src=hash">#mbstorm</a> <a href="https://t.co/DISD7vQTCO">pic.twitter.com/DISD7vQTCO</a>—@StClaudeAutoInc
That was sure a weird storm <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/mbstorm?src=hash">#mbstorm</a> Just on the south edge of something nasty - just got a light shower <a href="https://t.co/JpM9yqYmsf">pic.twitter.com/JpM9yqYmsf</a>—@gmax62