June 23, 2015 8:24 pm
Updated: June 23, 2015 9:08 pm

Severe thunderstorm watch lifted for Winnipeg

The city of Winnipeg and surrounding areas have been placed under a severe thunderstorm watch.

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WINNIPEG — The city and surrounding areas were under a severe thunderstorm watch until just after 9 p.m. Tuesday evening.

The view to the west from the 30th floor of 201 Portage Avenue shortly after 8:30 p.m.

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Environment Canada placed Winnipeg under a severe thunderstorm watch just before 8 p.m. According to their warning, the system was capable of producing high winds, hail and heavy rain.

Thunderstorms have developed across Southern Manitoba throughout the day and intensified into the evening.

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