Alerts for: Acadian Peninsula
7:40 AM ADT Wednesday 23 July 2014
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for:
- Acadian Peninsula
Severe thunderstorm conditions possible - afternoon to after midnight.
Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong winds gusts, large hail and heavy rain this afternoon and evening.
Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Be prepared for severe weather. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. In Canada, lightning kills up to 10 people every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors.
Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Stay up to date with Weatheradio or your local media. Email reports of severe weather to weatherASPC@ec.gc.ca or call 1-877-815-9900. You may tweet reports using the hashtag #NBStorm.
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