Severe weather may be a part of Thursday’s plans, says Environment Canada. A severe thunderstorm watch is currently in effect for:

Co. of St. Paul near Ashmont St. Vincent and St. Lina
Co. of St. Paul near Elk Point and St. Edouard
Co. of St. Paul near Lindbergh and Frog Lake
Co. of St. Paul near St. Paul and Lafond
Improvement District 349 including Cold Lake Air Weapons Range
Lac La Biche Co. near Fork Lake
Lac La Biche Co. near Heart Lake
Lac La Biche Co. near Lac La Biche and Square Lake
Lac La Biche Co. near Lakeland Prov. Park and Rec. Area
Lac La Biche Co. near Plamondon Hylo and Avenir
M.D. of Bonnyville near Beaverdam
M.D. of Bonnyville near Bonnyville Ardmore and Kehewin Res.
M.D. of Bonnyville near Cold Lake and City of Cold Lake
M.D. of Bonnyville near Fishing Lake Smt
M.D. of Bonnyville near Glendon and Moose Lake
M.D. of Bonnyville near La Corey Wolf Lake and Truman
Smoky Lake Co. near Buffalo Lake and Kikino Smts
Smoky Lake Co. near Vilna Saddle Lake and Whitefish Lake

Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, damaging hail and heavy rain.

Severe thunderstorms with hail as large as golf balls and strong winds exceeding 100 km/h are possible late this afternoon. These severe thunderstorms are likely to persist into the late evening hours.

Very large hail can damage property, break windows, dent vehicles and cause serious injury. Very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow large vehicles off the road.