A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect in the Foothills.

Environment Canada is warning of a few thunderstorms developing this afternoon, with strong wind gusts, large hail, and heavy rain potentially in the mix.

Locally, the watch applies to: 

  • Foothills Co. near Cayley
  • Foothills Co. near High River and Aldersyde
  • Foothills Co. near Longview and Eden Valley Res.
  • Foothills Co. near Okotoks and De Winton
  • Foothills Co. near Priddis and Brown-Lowery Prov. Park
  • Foothills Co. near Turner Valley and Black Diamond
  • M.D. of Willow Creek near Claresholm and Stavely
  • M.D. of Willow Creek near Nanton and Parkland
  • Rocky View Co. near Bragg Creek and Tsuu T'ina Res.

Elsewhere, severe thunderstorm warnings are in place for the City of Calgary as well as Rocky View County near Airdrie and Crossfield.

As always, Environment Canada is warning: when thunder roars, go indoors!