Active Alerts Okanese I.R. 82(A), SK

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued at Fri 9:12 PM Jun. 21
Issued by: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Recommended Action


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

Description


Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain.

A warm front draped across southern Saskatchewan today will the the focus of thunderstorm development.

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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. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. 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 SKstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #SKStorm.