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Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 @ 6:58 AM

Prince George, B.C.- There is a severe thunderstorm watch in effect for  Prince George and regions  from the  Cariboo  north though to  the Fort Nelson area.There  has already been one storm move through the Prince George region,  causing a short lived   power outage.  Power outages are  also  reported in the   south of Hixon  and in Williams Lake.

Environment Canada  says conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain.bc_e

Intense lightning is likely with any thunderstorm that develops. Heavy downpours are likely to cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.


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