Update – The Thunderstorm watch has ended for the entire Peace region. There is still a chance that we could get rain or a thunderstorm this afternoon.
Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the entire B.C. Peace. Read the official statement from Environment Canada below.
4:41 AM PDT Monday 29 August 2011
Severe thunderstorm watch for
B.C. North Peace River issued
Risk of severe thunderstorms late this morning or early this afternoon.
This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds.
Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements. If threatening weather approaches take immediate safety precautions.
A could upper though of low pressure moving across northern interior today will create a favourable environment for the development of thunderstorms over the Peace region late this morning or early this afternoon. Some of these storms may become severe with large hail being the main threat.