Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Nasty Weather Including Possible Tornado Hits South-Central Saskatchewan

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Nasty Weather Including Possible Tornado Hits South-Central Saskatchewan

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Nasty weather hits south-central Saskatchewan

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DAVIDSON, Sask. - Parts of south-central Saskatchewan have been hammered with hail, heavy rain and even a twister.

During a public alert issued Tuesday night, Environment Canada said a tornado had been reported touching down in a rural area near Davidson, Sask., and pictures posted to social media showed downed trees.

Ricky Forbes, a storm chaser with CMT's show "Tornado Chaser," saw the twister reach land but said it "wasn't on the ground too long."

Throughout the evening, Environment Canada issued tornado warnings for communities such as Outlook, Moose Jaw, Fort Qu'Appelle and the Rural Municipality of Indian Head.

Heavy rain and hail the size of baseballs were being reported in various communities, and lightning was causing power outages in Regina while power lines had been snapped in some smaller towns. …

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