Severe Thunderstorm watch issued for the South Peace

B.C. South Peace River
10:14 AM PDT Thursday 11 August 2011
Severe thunderstorm watch for
B.C. South Peace River issued

Severe thunderstorms possible this afternoon.

This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds.

Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements. If threatening weather approaches take immediate safety precautions.

A moist unstable airmass will combine with temperatures approaching 20 degrees to develop thunderstorms this afternoon. Some of these storms have the potential to become severe. Brief heavy downpours and intense lightning along with local gusty winds are forecast. This situation will be monitored throughout the afternoon for possible warnings.