July 15, 2017 7:39 pm
Updated: July 17, 2017 7:52 am

Severe thunderstorm warning ended in southwest corner of Saskatchewan

Environment Canada has ended a severe thunderstorm warning in the southwest corner of Saskatchewan.

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UPDATE: All watches and warnings mentioned in this story have ended

Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm warning in the southwest corner of Saskatchewan on Saturday.

A low-pressure system over western Montana has triggered thunderstorms that are now moving into southwestern areas of the province.

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At around 6:15 p.m. CT, meteorologists were tracking a cluster of storms capable of producing very strong wind gusts, nickel to ping-pong-ball-size hail and heavy rain. This area of severe thunderstorms stretches from the Senate region northeast towards the Piapot region and is moving to the northeast at around 30 km/h.

The federal agency is reminding people that lightning is likely with any thunderstorm and they can also produce tornadoes.

If threatening weather approaches, take cover immediately.

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Severe thunderstorm warning ended for:

  • Shaunavon – Maple Creek – Val Marie – Cypress Hills
  • Leader – Gull Lake

Severe thunderstorm watch ended for:

  • Leader – Gull Lake
  • Shaunavon – Maple Creek – Val Marie – Cypress Hills
  • Kindersley – Rosetown – Biggar – Wilkie – Macklin

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