Environment Canada issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch this afternoon for the Foothills region.

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for:

  • 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.

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms this afternoon. These thunderstorms may be capable of producing large hail, strong wind gusts and heavy rain.

Thunderstorms will weaken this evening.

Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes.

Be prepared for severe weather.

Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.