Heavy rain and damaging winds highlight another evening of severe weather in Sask. on Tuesday

Another dose of severe thunderstorm activity hit parts of southern Saskatchewan Tuesday night, with the southwest bearing the brunt of it.

Environment Canada says about an inch and a half of rain fell in Swift Current in two hours, while wind gusts of 141 km/h were recorded at the Mankota Auto Station and 139 km/h in Coronach.

Meteorologist Shannon Moodie, said there are also some early damage reports coming in from Hazenmore.

Moodie says so far downed power lines and uprooted trees are what they’ve heard about.

Regina was under a severe thunderstorm warning, but saw nothing significant when the line of storms passed over the city around 9:15 p.m. although wind gusts did reach as high as 76 km/h.

Wind Warnings are in place across the southwest Wednesday morning, with gusts between 70 and 90 km/h in the forecast for much of the afternoon, Moodie says between 20 and 30 mm’s of rain could fall in the northwestern grain belt along with some pop up thunderstorms further south.

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