UPDATE: Severe thunderstorm warning for Quesnel lifted

A severe thunderstorm was moving north, with the potential to bring hail

A thunderstorm warning has been issued for Quesnel. (Calvin Dickson photo)

A thunderstorm warning has been issued for Quesnel. (Calvin Dickson photo)


The severe thunderstorm warning put in place for Quesnel has been lifted.

Environment Canada updated the warning, but a severe thunderstorm watch is still in place.


Environment Canada is tracking a severe thunderstorm that has developed near Quesnel, issuing a thunderstorm warning for Cariboo North at 4:30 p.m. on June 30.

“(The storm) is travelling northwards at 60 km/h, and will be in the vicinity of Highway 97, and cross over Moose Heights and Ten Mile Lake as well as surrounding communities,” a Environment Canada warning reads.

There is a possibility of pea to nickel sized hail. Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when nearby imminent storms are likely to produce large hail, damaging winds or torrential rainfall.

To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

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