Severe weather threatens Atlantic Canada Thursday

The low that brought storms through Ontario & Quebec on Wednesday will track into the Maritimes bringing the risk for some severe storms

As the low-pressure system responsible for the recent storms in Ontario and Quebec makes its way east, Atlantic Canada should prepare for potentially severe weather on Thursday. Here’s a detailed breakdown of what to expect throughout the day.

Non-severe weather Thursday morning

The day will start with non-severe storms across parts of the region. These morning storms are expected to bring rain and some thunder, but they are not anticipated to reach severe levels.

Residents should be aware of potential wet conditions for their morning commute.

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Thursday afternoon sees severe storm risk

By Thursday afternoon, the situation will become more intense. Severe storms are likely to develop in Quebec and Maine, moving into western New Brunswick before continuing their path east-southeast throughout the evening.


The severe weather risk will also extend to Prince Edward Island and eastern Nova Scotia later in the day, following the initial storms of the morning.

Residents should be prepared for severe weather impacts including hailstones, strong wind gusts up to 90 km/h and heavy downpours.

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While the conditions for severe storms are present, there remains some uncertainty regarding how widespread these storms will be.

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