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AWCN11 CWWG 221036  
WEATHER SUMMARY  
FOR MANITOBA  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 5:36 A.M. CDT THURSDAY 22 JUNE 2017.  
 
DISCUSSION.  
 
TORNADO TOUCHDOWN NEAR SAPOTAWEYAK CREE NATION CONFIRMED.  
 
ON THE AFTERNOON OF JUNE 21, 2017, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM TRACKED  
ACROSS WEST CENTRAL MANITOBA PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR SAPOTAWEYAK  
CREE NATION. THIS IS THE FIRST CONFIRMED TORNADO IN MANITOBA OF  
2017.  
 
ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE CANADA'S PRAIRIE AND ARCTIC STORM  
PREDICTION CENTRE'S (PASPC) PRELIMINARY STORM ASSESSMENT:  
 
TIME: 2:30PM CDT  
LOCATION: NEAR SAPOTAWEYAK CREE NATION  
DAMAGE: NONE REPORTED AT THIS TIME  
PRELIMINARY RATING: EF0  
ESTIMATED WINDS: 105-137 KM/H  
 
PASPC METEOROLOGISTS ARE ACTIVELY SEEKING ANY PICTURES OF THE  
TORNADO OR DAMAGE IT MAY HAVE CAUSED. SHOULD YOU HAVE ANY  
INFORMATION REGARDING THIS EVENT, PLEASE CALL 1-800-239-0484, SEND  
AN EMAIL TO EC.STORM.EC@CANADA.CA, OR TWEET TO #MBSTORM.  
 
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SUMMARY MAY CONTAIN PRELIMINARY OR UNOFFICIAL  
INFORMATION AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE OR FINAL REPORT.  
 
END/PASPC  
 
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