Weather Update – Thunderstorm Potential for Kenora Region

KENORA – WEATHER – Alert is over

Earlier – UPDATED – Environment Canada has now issued a thunderstorm watch for the Kenora region of Northwestern Ontario.

Environment Canada is tracking a line of thunderstorms in southeastern Manitoba which have the potential to hit into Northwestern Ontario in the Kenora – Grassy Narrows region this afternoon. The weather service is calling for increasing cloudiness with showers beginning late this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm late this afternoon. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 27. Humidex 32. UV index 8 or very high.

Environment Canada says that Thunderstorms will move into Ontario this evening.

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for:

  • Kenora – Grassy Narrows – Whitedog
  • Sioux Narrows – Nestor Falls – Morson

For Kenora tonight, the forecast is calling for showers with a risk of a thunderstorm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low 15.

2:21 PM CDT Sunday 28 July 2019
Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:

  • R.M. of Piney incl. Sandilands and Sprague

Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a pair of severe thunderstorms capable of producing quarter-sized hail and damaging winds in excess of 90 km/h.

At 2:20 PM CDT Doppler RADAR indicated that the first severe thunderstorm was located about 10 km northeast of Vita and was moving toward the northeast at 30 km/h.

At 2:20 PM CDT Doppler RADAR indicated that the second severe thunderstorm was located about 10 km north of Woodridge and was moving toward the northeast at 30 km/h.