Severe thunderstorm warning in Winnipeg, hail reported in parts of city

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Winnipeg, producing heavy rain and hail in some areas of the city.

The warning was issued at 4:37 p.m. by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC). The storm is located five kilometres east of Assiniboia and is moving southeast at 20 km/h.

ECCC said the storm is capable of producing 90 kilometre/hour wind gusts and nickel-sized hail.

Some areas of Winnipeg, including Tuxedo and St. James, have reported hail.

ECCC is reminding people to stay inside as the storm rolls through.

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