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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for region

By Portage Daily Graphic, Portage Daily Graphic

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing large hail and heavy rain.

According to Environment Canada, a trough of low pressure sliding eastward across the eastern prairies is expected to trigger scattered thunderstorms this afternoon into this evening. 

Some of these thunderstorms may become severe.

Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. 

To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #MBStorm.

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for the following regions:

Mun. of North Cypress-Langford incl. Neepawa and Carberry

Mun. of Glenboro-South Cypress incl. Treesbank

Mun. of North Norfolk incl. MacGregor Sidney and Austin

Mun. of Norfolk Treherne

R.M. of Victoria incl. Holland and Cypress River

R.M. of Portage la Prairie incl. St. Ambroise

R.M. of Cartier incl. Elie St. Eustache and Springstein

R.M. of Grey incl. St. Claude Elm Creek and Fannystelle

Mun. of Glenella-Lansdowne incl. Arden and Tenby


Mun. of WestLake-Gladstone incl. Plumas and Langruth

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