Funnel cloud advisory ended for Saskatoon, central grainbelt
Funnel clouds spotted north of Saskatoon Sunday afternoon
Environment Canada says conditions have improved and it has ended a funnel cloud advisory in the Saskatoon area.
Funnel clouds were spotted just north of Saskatoon at 2:15 p.m. CST.
The following areas were included in the advisory, which has now ended:
- City of Saskatoon
- Martensville - Warman - Rosthern - Delisle - Wakaw
- Outlook - Watrous - Hanley - Imperial - Dinsmore
- Humboldt - Wynyard - Wadena - Lanigan - Foam Lake
- Kindersley - Rosetown - Biggar - Wilkie - Macklin
Meteorologists believe rotation could happen under rapidly growing clouds or weak thunderstorms. If this happens, it could become a weak landspout tornado.
The public is warned to treat any funnel cloud sighting seriously. Funnel clouds can appear with little or no warning.
Report of a funnel cloud just N of us <a href="https://twitter.com/ECAlertSK40">@ECAlertSK40</a> thanks to K Farthing for the photo. No advisories issued yet. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/skstorm?src=hash">#skstorm</a> keep an eye out. <a href="https://t.co/MX41tWznTa">pic.twitter.com/MX41tWznTa</a>—@WarmanFire