Parts of Saskatchewan under severe thunderstorm watch

UPDATE: All watches and warnings mentioned in this story have ended

Many parts of Saskatchewan, including Saskatoon and Regina, are under a severe thunderstorm watch Sunday afternoon.

Environment Canada officials say a low pressure system is tracking into the province from Alberta, with thunderstorms developing along the associated warm front ahead of the system.

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

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    Funnel clouds may also be observed as the storms develop.

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    Meteorologists tracked one storm at 1:19 p.m. south of Saskatoon between Shields and Blackstrap provincial park.

    They said local accumulations of between 50 and 80 millimetres of rain were likely.

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    Another storm located between St. Walburg and Makwa Lake provincial park was also expected to dump between 50 and 80 mm of rain.

    The risk of severe weather is expected to diminish Sunday evening.

    Severe thunderstorm watch for:

    SaskatoonReginaLloydminsterMeadow Lake – Big River – Green Lake – PiercelandThe Battlefords – Unity – Maidstone – St. WalburgKindersley – Rosetown – Biggar – Wilkie – MacklinLeader – Gull LakeSwift Current – Herbert – Cabri – Kyle – Lucky LakeMartensville – Warman – Rosthern – Delisle – WakawOutlook – Watrous – Hanley – Imperial – DinsmoreMoose Jaw – Pense – Central Butte – CraikHumboldt – Wynyard – Wadena – Lanigan – Foam LakeFort Qu’Appelle – Indian Head – Lumsden – Pilot ButteEstevan – Weyburn – Radville – MilestoneMoosomin – Grenfell – Kipling – WawotaCarlyle – Oxbow – Carnduff – Bienfait – Stoughton


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