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WFCN13 CWWG 110217  
TORNADO WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN SASKATCHEWAN  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 8:17 P.M. CST TUESDAY 10 JULY 2018.  
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TORNADO WARNING FOR:  
R.M. OF LAKE ALMA INCLUDING LAKE ALMA AND BEAUBIER  
R.M. OF SURPRISE VALLEY INCLUDING MINTON AND REGWAY.  
 
TORNADO WARNING ENDED FOR:  
R.M. OF HAPPY VALLEY INCLUDING BIG BEAVER.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
UPDATED OR ENDED BY 9:04 P.M. CST.  
 
AT 8:17 P.M. CST, 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.  
 
THIS POTENTIAL TORNADO IS LOCATED OVER THE MINTON AREA AND IS MOVING  
TO THE EAST AT APPROXIMATELY 50 KM/H TOWARDS THE LAKE ALMA AREA.  
 
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  
SKSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)SKSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PASPC  
 
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