May 24, 2014 5:02 pm

UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm watch in southeast Saskatchewan

Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm watch on Saturday for southeast Saskatchewan.

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SASKATOON – Environment Canada has ended a severe thunderstorm watch for southeast Saskatchewan.

A hot and humid airmass was expected to produce a few thunderstorms in the afternoon and early Saturday evening.

The agency said there was a risk for the development of isolated storms with intense downpours, nickel-sized hail and wind gusts of 90 km/h.

The thunderstorm potential was supposed to ease by early Saturday evening.

Environment Canada asks that people be prepared and take cover immediately indoors, if threatening weather approaches.

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Severe thunderstorm watch ENDED for:

  • Carlyle – Oxbow – Carnduff – Bienfait – Stoughton
  • Estevan – Weyburn – Radville – Milestone
  • Moosomin – Grenfell – Kipling – Wawota
  • Yorkton – Melville – Esterhazy
  • Fort Qu’Appelle – Indian Head – Lumsden – Pilot Butte
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