UPDATE: Wide ranging thunderstorm watch rescinded for south, central and eastern B.C.
A severe thunderstorm is moving over Kamloops this afternoon.
(JENNIFER STAHN / iNFOnews.ca)
June 08, 2017 - 10:22 AM
10:25 a.m. Friday, June 9, 2017
The thunderstorm watch ended yesterday evening according to Environment Canada. There are currently no alerts in place for the region.
10:20 a.m. Thursday, June 8, 2017
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for a large section of the province, including parts of the Okanagan Valley, North Thompson and Shuswap regions.
Thunderstorms are expected to form across central, southern and eastern B.C. today ahead of a low pressure system, according to Environment Canada. Some of the storms will have the potential to become severe and bring strong wind gusts, hail, lightning and heavy rain.
A thunderstorm watch is issued when Environment Canada believes the conditions are favourable for a thunderstorm. We can expect it to be upgraded to a warning if it happens.
Areas under a thunderstorm watch right now include the North Okanagan and Vernon, Shuswap and North Thompson in our area. Regions north and east of the Thompson and Okanagan are under the same thunderstorm watch.
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