Environment Canada has lifted a tornado warning for a portion of southern Manitoba issued earlier Tuesday afternoon. 

A tornado warning was issued at 2:41 p.m. for Killarney, Pilot Mound and Manitou, including the communities of Notre Dame, Swan Lake, Manitou, La Riviere and Snowflake. The warning was lifted just before 4:30 p.m.

Brandon, Neepawa, Carberry and Treherne were downgraded from a tornado to a severe thunderstorm warning. The thunderstorm warning was lifted just before 4:30 p.m.

Winkler, Morden, Altona and Morris were placed under a severe thunderstorm warning at about 3:50 p.m. As of about 5:30 p.m., the warning had been downgraded to a severe thunderstorm watch.

By about 8 p.m., severe thunderstorm warnings across the province had been downgraded to special weather advisories.

Golf ball-size hail was reported Cardinal and Altamont, Environment Canada said.

The thunderstorm moved southeast at 30 km/h and reached St. Leon at about 3 p.m. CT, according to Environment Canada.

 

Source: CBC

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