Manitoba

Tornado warnings end in southern Manitoba, Environment Canada says

Environment Canada has lifted a tornado warning for a portion of southern Manitoba issued earlier Tuesday afternoon.

Hot, sticky temperatures fuelling weather warnings

The areas in grey are under a special weather advisory. (Environment Canada)

Environment Canada has lifted a tornado warning for a portion of southern Manitoba issued earlier Tuesday afternoon. 

A tornado warning was issued at 2:41 p.m. for Killarney, Pilot Mound and Manitou, including the communities of Notre Dame, Swan Lake, Manitou, La Riviere and Snowflake. The warning was lifted just before 4:30 p.m.

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. 

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.