Posted 625 days ago – Environment Canada

The threatening weather conditions are no longer expected or have ended over this area.

What is a Severe Thunderstorm Watch?


A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is issued when conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms with one or more of the following conditions:

  • Wind gusts of 90 km/h or greater, which could cause structural wind damage;
  • Hail of two centimeters (cm) or larger in diameter; or
  • Heavy rainfall, as per rainfall criteria, excluding those for winter and during thaw.