North Bay – Powassan – Mattawa
10:06 AM EDT Thursday 27 May 2010
Severe thunderstorm watch for
North Bay – Powassan – Mattawa issued
..Potential for severe thunderstorms today..
This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with torrential downpours and damaging winds.
Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements. If threatening weather approaches take immediate safety precautions.
Thunderstorms currently developing ahead of a cold front may possibly become severe later this morning into this afternoon. Some of these storms may become severe with local rainfall amounts exceeding 50 millimetres or more in one hour. Wind gusts approaching 90 km/h are also possible with these storms. Hail of 1 to 2 centimetres in diameter is also a threat.