A tornado warning has been put in place for parts of Saskatchewan.
At 3:33 p.m. Tuesday, Environment Canada issued a warning for the Leader and Gull Lake area.
You can find updated information about the warning online.
Southern Saskatchewan saw weather ranging from extreme heat to tornadoes Monday and can expect more was expected for Tuesday.
Tornado watches are also placed across the southern part of the province covering Swift Current, Maple Creek, Leader, Assiniboia, Gravelbourg, Moose Jaw as well as the Estevan and Weyburn areas. additional weather warnings and watches for severe thunderstorms in Cypress Hills, Maple Creek, Leader and Gull Lake.
Dark storm clouds rolled across the southwest, eventually hitting Regina with heavy rain. Other areas to the southwest saw large hail.
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Environment Canada confirmed two tornadoes touched down northwest of Swift Current and near Chaplin, with a possible third sighting near Coronach.
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“Both of these very brief, no reports of any damage and thus have been given preliminary rates of EF0,” explained Environment Canada meteorologist Justin Knight.
Krista Jean at the Coronach Co-op said storm chasers gathered there and one customer showed her a picture of golf-ball sized hail in Willow Bunch.
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Knight warned people to expect more severe weather Tuesday.
“We’re likely to see an even larger outbreak of severe weather later this afternoon and tonight, just sweeping west to east across the entire southern half of the province,” he said early Tuesday morning.
Knight said the storms are expected to form a long line and carry the risk of plough winds.
The southern half of the province remains under an extreme heat warning which means people should watch out for signs of heat stroke or heat exhaustion, particularly in young children, seniors and people with underlying health conditions.