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Heavy weather on the way to Okanagan, Kamloops

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The weather is expected to get nasty this afternoon in the Thompson-Okanagan region.

The conditions are just right for the development of severe thunderstorms in the region including the Okanagan, Shuswap, South and North Thompson, and Nicola, according to a weather watch issued by Environment Canada today, June 26.

The weather office said the thunderstorms could produce strong wind gusts, large hail and torrential rain.

There’s also a risk for debris flows in areas damaged by wildfire in the past.

The heavy rain can cause flash floods and water pooling on streets and highways.

For the latest on the severe thunderstorm watch go to Environment Canada’s weather information web page here.

For the latest on road conditions go to DriveBC here.


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