849  
WFCN11 CWWG 150116  
TORNADO WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN MANITOBA  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 8:16 P.M. CDT THURSDAY 14 JUNE 2018.  
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TORNADO WARNING FOR:  
MUN. OF KILLARNEY-TURTLE MOUNTAIN  
MUN. OF BOISSEVAIN-MORTON INCL. TURTLE MTN PROV. PARK.  
 
TORNADO WARNING ENDED FOR:  
MUN. OF DELORAINE-WINCHESTER.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
UPDATED OR ENDED BY 8:59 P.M. CDT.  
 
AT 8:16 P.M. CDT, ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS ARE TRACKING A  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM THAT IS POSSIBLY PRODUCING A TORNADO. DAMAGING  
WINDS, LARGE HAIL AND LOCALLY INTENSE RAINFALL ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.  
 
DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES STRONG ROTATION ON A THUNDERSTORM SOUTH OF  
BOISSEVAIN. A TORNADO MAY BE IMMINENT. SPOTTERS HAVE REPORTED BRIEF  
FUNNEL CLOUDS WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM.  
 
THIS THUNDERSTORM IS ALSO CAPABLE OF PRODUCING UP TO BASEBALL SIZED  
HAIL AND DESTRUCTIVE WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 100 KM/H. THIS STORM IS  
TRACKING ALONG THE US BORDER TO THE EAST AT 60 KM/H.  
 
THIS IS A DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY LIFE-THREATENING SITUATION. TAKE  
COVER IMMEDIATELY, IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES. IF YOU HEAR A  
ROARING SOUND OR SEE A FUNNEL CLOUD, SWIRLING DEBRIS NEAR THE  
GROUND, FLYING DEBRIS, OR ANY THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHING, TAKE  
SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.  
 
GO INDOORS TO A ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR, AWAY FROM OUTSIDE WALLS  
AND WINDOWS, SUCH AS A BASEMENT, BATHROOM, STAIRWELL OR INTERIOR  
CLOSET. LEAVE MOBILE HOMES, VEHICLES, TENTS, TRAILERS AND OTHER  
TEMPORARY OR FREE-STANDING SHELTER, AND MOVE TO A STRONG BUILDING IF  
YOU CAN. AS A LAST RESORT, LIE IN A LOW SPOT AND PROTECT YOUR HEAD  
FROM FLYING DEBRIS.  
 
LIGHTNING KILLS AND INJURES CANADIANS EVERY YEAR. REMEMBER, WHEN  
THUNDER ROARS, GO INDOORS(EXCLAMATION MARK)  
 
TORNADO WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN IMMINENT OR OCCURRING THUNDERSTORMS  
ARE LIKELY TO PRODUCE OR ARE PRODUCING TORNADOES.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
MBSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)MBSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PASPC  
 
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