Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for BC Peace and Fort Nelson

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Environment Canada has issued another severe thunderstorm watch for the BC Peace River and Fort Nelson regions this morning.

Environment Canada says that conditions are favourable for the development of storms capable of producing heavy rain, hail, and strong wind gusts.

See the full warning below.

Issued at 2016-06-29 11:39 UTC by Environment Canada:
Severe thunderstorm watch issued for:
B.C. Peace River, B.C. (087300)
Current details:
Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain.

Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Intense lightning is likely with any thunderstorm that develops. Heavy downpours are likely to cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to pacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #BCStorm.