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Carberry issued a Sever Thunderstorm Watch at 2:29 p.m.

posted Jun 24, 2015, 1:56 PM by Kathy Carr
From Environment Canada: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop over Saskatchewan and southwestern Manitoba early this afternoon as an upper level disturbance tracks into the area from the west. Some of these thunderstorms may become severe. Large hail and torrential downpours are the main concern today as these storms are expected to move slowly southeastwards. The potential for severe thunderstorms is expected to continue into the early evening hours before diminishing late this evening. Fast moving water across a road can sweep a vehicle away. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Be prepared for severe weather. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. Stay indoors when a thunderstorm strikes. There isn't a place outside that is safe during a thunderstorm. Stay away from all windows, skylights and doors. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors! Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. To report severe weather, send an email to storm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #MBStorm.
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