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WWCN13 CWWG 251953  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH  
FOR SOUTHERN SASKATCHEWAN  
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 1:53 P.M. CST SUNDAY 25 AUGUST 2019.  
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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR:  
=NEW= MOOSOMIN - GRENFELL - KIPLING - WAWOTA  
=NEW= CARLYLE - OXBOW - CARNDUFF - BIENFAIT - STOUGHTON.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
CONDITIONS ARE FAVOURABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE  
THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WIND GUSTS,  
LARGE HAIL AND HEAVY RAIN.  
 
A COLD FRONT TRACKING EASTWARDS ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN SASKATCHEWAN AND  
SOUTHWESTERN MANITOBA IS TRIGGERING SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS  
AFTERNOON. SOME OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS COULD REACH SEVERE  
THRESHOLDS. THE THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL DIMINISH LATE  
THIS EVENING.  
 
THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MAY BE EXPANDED EASTWARDS LATER THIS  
AFTERNOON OR EVENING AS THE COLD FRONT CONTINUES TO TRACK EASTWARDS  
ACROSS SOUTHERN MANITOBA.  
 
LARGE HAIL CAN DAMAGE PROPERTY AND CAUSE INJURY. STRONG WIND GUSTS  
CAN TOSS LOOSE OBJECTS, DAMAGE WEAK BUILDINGS, BREAK BRANCHES OFF  
TREES AND OVERTURN LARGE VEHICLES. HEAVY DOWNPOURS CAN CAUSE FLASH  
FLOODS AND WATER POOLING ON ROADS. LIGHTNING KILLS AND INJURES  
CANADIANS EVERY YEAR. REMEMBER, WHEN THUNDER ROARS, GO  
INDOORS(EXCLAMATION MARK)  
 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCHES ARE ISSUED WHEN ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS  
ARE FAVOURABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THUNDERSTORMS THAT COULD  
PRODUCE ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING: LARGE HAIL, DAMAGING WINDS,  
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL.  
 
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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