Advertisement

Environment Canada issues severe thunderstorm watch for Shuswap, North Thompson regions

Weather conditions in Salmon Arm, B.C., on Wednesday afternoon. NAV Canada

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for part of B.C.’s Southern Interior.

Environment Canada says for the Shuswap, North Thompson, North Columbia and West Columbia, weather conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms.

Read more: Hot temperatures, weather warnings in B.C. weekend forecast

The national weather agency says severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce large hail, damaging winds or torrential rainfall.

Severe thunderstorm watches have also been issued for parts of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Click to play video: 'Kelowna Weather Forecast: June 21' Kelowna Weather Forecast: June 21
Kelowna Weather Forecast: June 21 – Jun 21, 2022

Sponsored content