At 1:25 p.m., Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Dauphin, Russell, Roblin, and Winnipegosis and some surrounding areas.

Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms capable of producing damaging wind gusts, hail, and torrential rain.

The following areas are covered in the advisory:

  • Gilbert Plains Mun. incl. Ashville
  • Grandview Mun. incl. Valley River Res.
  • Mossey River Mun. incl. Winnipegosis and Fork River
  • Mun. of Ethelbert incl. Garland
  • Mun. of Roblin incl. Makaroff Shortdale and Bield
  • Mun. of Russell-Binscarth incl. Gambler Res.
  • R.M. of Dauphin incl. Sifton and Valley River
  • R.M. of Lakeshore incl. Ochre River and Makinak
  • R.M. of Lakeshore incl. Rorketon and Toutes Aides
  • R.M. of Riding Mountain West incl. Asessippi Prov. Park

The threat of severe weather will push eastward tonight as the low pressure system evolves.