Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued

Sunday July 19th, 2020

Posted at 10:39am

0
0
0

Hello time traveller!!

This article is 67 days old.

The information listed below is likely outdated and has been preserved for archival purposes.

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for the area.

Environment Canada says that conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and heavy rain as a cold front approaches from the west.

The thunderstorms are possible throughout the afternoon before weakening and moving east of the area this evening.

All about watches and warnings:

A severe thunderstorm watch is issued when conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms with Wind gusts of 90 km/h or greater, hail of 2 cm or larger in diameter, and/or heavy rainfall.

A severe thunderstorm warning is issued when there is evidence based on radar, satellite pictures, or from a reliable spotter that a storm is imminent or occurring with wind gusts of 90 km/h or greater, hail of 2 cm or larger in diameter, and/or heavy rainfall.

Do You Like This Article?