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WWCN13 CWVR 201205  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH  
FOR INTERIOR AND NORTHEASTERN BRITISH COLUMBIA  
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 5:05 A.M. PDT WEDNESDAY 20 JUNE 2018.  
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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR:  
=NEW= 100 MILE  
=NEW= CHILCOTIN  
=NEW= CARIBOO  
=NEW= PRINCE GEORGE  
=NEW= BULKLEY VALLEY AND THE LAKES.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
CONDITIONS ARE FAVOURABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE  
THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WIND GUSTS AND  
HEAVY RAIN.  
 
STRONG WIND GUSTS CAN TOSS LOOSE OBJECTS, DAMAGE WEAK BUILDINGS,  
BREAK BRANCHES OFF TREES AND OVERTURN LARGE VEHICLES. HEAVY  
DOWNPOURS CAN CAUSE FLASH FLOODS AND WATER POOLING ON ROADS.  
LIGHTNING KILLS AND INJURES CANADIANS EVERY YEAR. REMEMBER, WHEN  
THUNDER ROARS, GO INDOORS(EXCLAMATION MARK)  
 
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.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
BCSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)BCSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PSPC  
 
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