Southern Saskatchewan hit by heavy rain and wind on Tuesday

Southern Saskatchewan had a mixed bag of damaging weather conditions during the storm front which roared across the province on July 7.

A line of severe thunderstorms struck the region in the afternoon, with extreme weather persisting into the early evening in the Southwest.
There were reports of nickel-sized hail in Golden Prairie, while extreme gusts snapped trees near Hazenmore.

Mankota recorded the highest official wind gust on Tuesday at 141 kilometres per hour. Coronach recorded a gust of 139 kilometres per hour, with extreme gusts also recorded in Val Marie (117 kilometres per hour) and Assiniboia (91 kilometres per hour).

The highest rainfall total was recorded in North Battleford, with 13.3 centimetres of rain falling on Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning.

Unofficially, a total of just over six centimetres of rain fell in Assiniboia during the storm. One weather station in Swift Current recorded just under three centimetres of precipitation.