Two more tornadoes confirmed in Ontario from destructive derecho
Alerts in Effect
Severe Thunderstorm WatchIssued at 10:54 Saturday 28 May 2022
Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and heavy rain.
Potential rainfall rates: 25 mm per hour or higher in thunderstorms.
Potential wind gusts: locally 90 km/h in thunderstorms.
Locations: Northeastern and central New Brunswick.
Time span: this afternoon until this evening.
Remarks: A line of thunderstorms is expected to develop later this afternoon and move eastward. The primary hazard with these storms will be high rainfall rates.
Heavy downpours can 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 NBstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #NBStorm.