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Tornado warning ended for portions of south-eastern Manitoba

t may 16

A tornado warning for south-eastern Manitoba has ended.

Environment and Climate Change Canada issued the tornado warning for portions of south-eastern Manitoba.

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) said the severe thunderstorm was capable of producing a tornado is located near Riverside. It was moving south at 20 km/hour.

It says damaging winds, large hail and locally intense rainfall were also possible with winds capable of producing 90 km/h wind gusts and nickel size hail.

"This is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation," ECC cautioned at the time of the warning. "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.”

There are currently no extreme weather watches or warnings for Manitoba Top Stories

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