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

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued at Wed 7:01 PM Jun. 19
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.

This afternoon, thunderstorms streaming northeast into the region from Montana will have the potential to produce severe hail and severe wind gusts. Thunderstorms will disspate this evening.

###

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.

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.