July 4, 2014 2:40 pm
Updated: July 4, 2014 3:41 pm

Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for southeastern Manitoba

Storm clouds are seen near Ste. Agathe, Man., in this photo taken last July. The area is under a severe thunderstorm watch.

Courtesy of Elaine Wiebe MacDougall

WINNIPEG – Severe thunderstorms are possible in southeastern Manitoba today, Environment Canada says.

Morden, Winkler, Altona, Emerson and Morris are under a severe thunderstorm warning.

Steinbach, St. Adolphe, Dominion City, Vita, Richer, Whiteshell, Lac du Bonnet, Pinawa, Sprague and Northwest Angle Provincial Forest are under a warning.

Conditions are favourable for dangerous thunderstorms to develop, the weather agency said, with damaging wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain possible.

Communities under the thunderstorm warning are:

  • Rural municipality of Morris, including Rosenort and Aubigny
  • RM of Montcalm, including Emerson and St. Jean Baptiste
  • RM of Rhineland, including Altona, Plum Coulee and Gretna

Communities under the thunderstorm watch are:

  • Rural municipality of Thompson, including Miami, Rosebank and Deerwood
  • RM of Roland, including Jordan and Myrtle
  • RM of Stanley, including Winkler and Morden
  • RM of Ritchot, including St. Adolphe and Ste. Agathe
  • RM of Tache, including Lorette, Ste-Geneviève and Landmark
  • RM of De Salaberry, including St-Pierre-Jolys and St. Malo
  • RM of Hanover, including Steinbach, Niverville and Grunthal
  • RM of Ste. Anne, including Ste. Anne and Richer
  • RM of La Broquerie, including La Broquerie and Marchand
  • RM of Franklin, including Roseau River and Dominion City
  • RM of Stuartburn, including Zhoda, Vita and Sundown
  • RM of Lac du Bonnet, including Lac du Bonnet
  • RM of Reynolds, including Ste. Rita and Molson
  • Local government district of Pinawa, including Pinawa and Seven Sisters Falls
  • RM of Whitemouth, including Whitemouth and Elma
  • Pointe du Bois
  • Falcon Lake and West Hawk Lake
  • RM of Reynolds, including Hadashville and Rennie
  • RM of Reynolds south of the Trans-Canada Highway
  • Shoal Lake reserves
  • Buffalo Point First Nation and Northwest Angle Provincial Forest
  • RM of Piney, including Piney, Woodridge, Sandilands Sprague and Vassar

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