Severe Thunderstorm Warning in place for Peace River North

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UPDATE – At 2:24 p.m. MST, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

Radar indicates a severe thunderstorm 10 km west of Highway 97 is moving at 20 km/h eastward approaching Charlie Lake.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for the North Peace as a storm has developed near Hudson’s Hope.

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As of 1:20 p.m., Environment Canada is tracking a storm near Hudson’s Hope is moving eastward along Highway 29 at 30 km/h.

The storm could bring with it very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

See the full warning below.

1:20 PM PDT Wednesday 31 July 2019
Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:

  • B.C. North Peace River

At 1:20 p.m. MST, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

Radar indicates that a severe thunderstorm east of Hudson’s Hope is moving eastward along Highway 29 at 30 km/h.

Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

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Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

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