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WFCN11 CWWG 040230  
TORNADO WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN MANITOBA  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 9:30 P.M. CDT FRIDAY 3 AUGUST 2018.  
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TORNADO WARNING FOR:  
=NEW= R.M. OF COLDWELL INCL. LUNDAR AND CLARKLEIGH  
R.M. OF ALONSA INCL. EBB AND FLOW RES. AND SANDY BAY RES.  
R.M. OF WEST INTERLAKE INCL. ERIKSDALE AND ASHERN.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
UPDATED OR ENDED BY 11:24 P.M. CDT.  
 
AT 9:30 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 A POTENTIAL TORNADO OVER LAKE MANITOBA  
TRACKING EAST TOWARDS ERIKSDALE.  
 
RCMP CONFIRMED A TORNADO AND ASSOCIATED DAMAGE SOUTHEAST OF ALONSA.  
 
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.  
 
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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