Severe thunderstorm watch upgraded to warning for Kamloops

As of 6 p.m. on July 7, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing strong wind gusts and up to nickel-size hail and heavy downpours.


UPDATE: The severe thunderstorm warning ended at 6:30 p.m., though a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect.

The severe thunderstorm watch for Kamloops has been upgraded to a severe thunderstorm warning as of 6 p.m. on Wednesday (July 7).

Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing strong wind gusts and up to nickel-size hail and heavy downpours.
The storm, as of 6 p.m. is about 13 kilometres south of Ashcroft, moving slowly south along Highway 1.

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So far, it is raining and windy in Kamloops.
Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds and torrential rainfall.

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