Severe thunderstorm ENDED for: KOOTENAY LAKE, WEST KOOTENAY, EAST KOOTENAY, ELK VALLEY, COLUMBIAS

Severe thunderstorm watch ENDED – NO WARNINGS OR WATCHES CURRENTLY IN EFFECT

  • KOOTENAY LAKE, WEST KOOTENAY, EAST KOOTENAY, ELK VALLEY, COLUMBIAS

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9:59 AM PDT Thursday 30 June 2016

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. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

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.

BCTV KOOTENAYS WEATHER AND TRAVEL INFORMATION

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