The Humboldt, Wynyard, Wadena, Lanigan and Foam Lake areas will see conditions favourable for the development of funnel clouds Wednesday afternoon, according to Environment Canada.

The warning comes as a low pressure system is tracking through east central Saskatchewan into west central Manitoba.

These types of funnel clouds are generated by weak rotation under rapidly growing clouds or weak thunderstorms, Environment Canada says in a weather advisory.

This weak rotation is normally not a danger near the ground, there is a chance that this rotation could intensify and become a weak landspout tornado.

Landspout tornadoes do not usually cause significant damage but can still be dangerous. They can be strong enough to topple trees, damage roofs or toss debris short distances.

If conditions become more favourable for the development of landspout tornadoes, further watches and warnings will be issued by Environment Canada.

The risk of funnel clouds will end early this evening.

The full list of RMs included in the advisory include:

R.M. of Big Quill including Wynyard Dafoe and Kandahar
R.M. of Elfros including Elfros Leslie and Mozart
R.M. of Emerald including Wishart and Bankend
R.M. of Foam Lake including Foam Lake and Fishing Lake Res.
R.M. of Humboldt including Humboldt Carmel and Fulda
R.M. of Ituna Bon Accord including Ituna and Hubbard
R.M. of Kellross including Kelliher and Lestock
R.M. of Kelvington including Yellowquill Res.
R.M. of Kutawa including Raymore Punnichy and Poorman Res.
R.M. of Lakeside including Watson and Quill Lake
R.M. of Lakeview including Wadena and Clair
R.M. of Last Mountain Valley including Govan and Duval
R.M. of Leroy including Leroy
R.M. of Mount Hope including Semans
R.M. of Ponass Lake including Rose Valley Fosston and Nora
R.M. of Prairie Rose including Jansen and Esk
R.M. of Sasman including Margo Kylemore and Nut Mountain
R.M. of Spalding including Spalding
R.M. of St Peter including Muenster and Lake Lenore
R.M. of Touchwood including Serath and Touchwood Hills Prov. Park
R.M. of Usborne including Lanigan Drake and Guernsey
R.M. of Wolverine including Burr
R.M. of Wreford including Nokomis and Venn

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