A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for several areas in the Interlake region, including:

  • R.M. of West Interlake incl. Eriksdale and Ashern
  • Peguis Res. and Fisher River Res.
  • R.M. of Fisher incl. Poplarfield
  • R.M. of Grahamdale incl. Gypsumville Moosehorn and Camper
  • Jackhead Res.
  • Moose Creek Prov. Forest Pine Dock and Matheson Island
  • Mun. of Bifrost-Riverton incl. Arborg Hnausa and Hecla

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and this evening over much of southern Manitoba.

Some of these thunderstorms will have the potential to become severe with hail to the size of golf balls and damaging winds in excess of 90 km/h the most likely threats.

Excessive rainfall is possible.