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Heads up, a far-reaching severe thunderstorm watch is issued

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August 27, 2016 - 11:23 AM

THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - Look to the sky, because it could get ugly.

A severe thunderstorm watch was issued today at about 10 a.m. for the North Okanagan (including Vernon), Shuswap and North Thompson regions.

As of now, a storm is not a sure thing since Environment Canada defines a thunderstorm watch as "conditions favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms."

Environment Canada reminds the public that storms may be capable of producing strong winds, heavy rain and large hail.

Check back for the latest updates.

Image Credit: Environment Canada


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