Sections of southwest Saskatchewan were under a severe thunderstorm warning or watch as a low-pressure system moved through the area.
An intense thunderstorm northwest of Shaunavon was making its way eastward. Environment Canada meteorologists predicted the storm would hit the town or pass just to its north.
Severe thunderstorm warnings were in effect for most of the southwest corner. The watches and warnings were lifted by Environment Canada as of 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.
Large hail was a possibility which can damage property and cause injury. Intense lightening is also likely. There is also a special weather statement in effect for parts of southwest Sask. for possible funnel clouds.
A warning means severe weather is occurring and can bring with it heavy rain, damaging winds, hail and intense lightning. People should be ready to take shelter.
A watch means conditions are favourable for the development of a severe thunderstorm which could produce damaging winds, large hail, lightning and heavy rain.