A major storm tracked through the city this evening leaving downed trees, flooded streets and power outages in its wake.
Very high number of calls tonight due to storm. As lightning clears areas, crews will head out. No ETAs on restoration yet. #mboutage
— Manitoba Hydro (@manitobahydro) July 21, 2016
Environment Canada has unconfirmed reports of a tornado touching down on Long Plain First Nation near Portage la Prairie.
Shortly after the storm ended in the city Environment Canada ended the Thunderstorm Watch and Heat warnings for Winnipeg.
— Winnipeg (@ECAlertMB38) July 21, 2016
Social media was busy as Manitobans posted their experience with the storm.
— Rachelle Baer (@BaerChick) July 21, 2016
— Chris Stammers (@CKStamms) July 21, 2016