935  
AWCN11 CWWG 141850  
WEATHER SUMMARY  
FOR MANITOBA  
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 1:50 P.M. CDT FRIDAY 14 AUGUST 2020.  
 
DISCUSSION.  
 
TORNADO NEAR ALEXANDER ON AUGUST 13, 2020 CONFIRMED  
 
ON THE EVENING OF AUGUST 13, AN AREA OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MOVED  
THROUGH SOUTHWESTERN MANITOBA. ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE CANADA  
RECEIVED REPORTS OF QUARTER-SIZED HAIL, HEAVY RAIN, SEVERE WIND  
GUSTS CAUSING DAMAGE IN BRANDON AND A TORNADO NEAR ALEXANDER.  
 
PRELIMINARY STORM ASSESSMENT:  
 
TIME: 5:42PM CDT  
LOCATION: ROUGHLY 5 KM WEST OF ALEXANDER  
PRELIMINARY RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED WIND SPEEDS: 90-130 KM/H  
 
NO DAMAGE HAS BEEN REPORTED DUE TO THIS TORNADO AT THIS TIME.  
 
ECCC METEOROLOGISTS ARE SEEKING ANY PHOTOS OR REPORTS OF DAMAGE THIS  
TORNADO MAY HAVE CAUSED. SHOULD YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION REGARDING  
THIS EVENT, OR TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER AT ANY TIME, PLEASE CALL  
1-800-239-0484, SEND AN EMAIL TO MBSTORM@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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