Severe thunderstorm warning issued for B.C. Peace Region

B.C. North and South Peace River
4:16 AM PDT Thursday 30 May 2013
Severe thunderstorm watch for
B.C. North and 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.

The system that gave 15 to 25 mm of rain overnight is weakening. However moisture lingering from this system combined with daytime heating later this morning will result in the development of thunderstorms. With temperatures climbing into the upper teens this afternoon some of these thunderstorms have the potential to become severe with hail to 20 mm downpours and intense lightning.

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