Round 2 of Severe Weather – Southeast Manitoba

Another stormy day for the southeast part of the province.

Environment Canada says wind speeds over 100 km/h are possible, along with loonie-sized hail. The storms are expected late Monday (June 8, 2020) afternoon and evening.

Temperatures are also expected to reach the high 20s for much of southern Manitoba. Coupled with high humidity, the humidex is expected to push into the high 30s for much of the south. Environment Canada is warning residents to be on guard for signs of heat exhaustion. Symptoms include nausea, skin rash, headaches, and rapid breathing.

In addition to thunderstorms, it’s going to be hot and humid in a lot of southern Manitoba today! Check the forecast at https://t.co/jlWQv1KKSx and have ave a look at the province of Manitoba’s page on heat health here https://t.co/z6TZoevO0A#MBStorm pic.twitter.com/LtNB1mKnX3

— ECCC Weather Manitoba (@ECCCWeatherMB) June 8, 2020 (Source: Environment Canada . CHVN 95.1 FM)

Graphic source: Environment Canada & CHVN 95.1FM