Funnel clouds, isolated thunderstorms advisory issued for parts of Quebec

A woman wears a face mask as she walks in the rain in Montreal, Sunday, August 2, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press

Environment Canada is warning that funnel clouds may occur in parts of southern and central Quebec on Wednesday.

The weather agency issued a special statement around 11:30 a.m., saying an “unstable air mass” will lead to showers and isolated thunderstorms in some areas of the province.

“Although the risk of severe weather associated with this air mass is very low, it is still possible that funnel clouds may be observed locally today,” Environment Canada said.

The special weather advisory is in effect for several regions, including Montreal, Quebec City and the Eastern Townships.

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