Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Latest Update - Severe Thunderstorm Watches and Warnings
Severe thunderstorm watches have been issued for western Saskatchewan, including Saskatoon. A severe thunderstorm warning for the Biggar, Rosetown area is now active. A large thunderstorm is moving east from there and will collide with a very unstable airmass near Saskatoon towards Yorkton later this afternoon. Severe thunderstorm watches are stretching all the way from central Saskatchewan to the foothills of Alberta, tornado watches may be issued soon in eastern Saskatchewan. The clear spot over Quill Lakes will be the trigger for the tornadic cells to emerge with little or no warning . Storm chasers are currently holding their positions near Wynyard in east central Saskatchewan waiting for initiation around 4pm.