Shuswap on storm watch

Shortly after 2 p.m. today, Environment Canada issued a Special Weather Statement for the Shuswap.

An area of low pressure crossing the British Columbia Interior will produce heavy showers with embedded thunderstorms beginning Wednesday.

The thunderstorms may produce locally heavy rainfall with amounts ranging between 25 to 50 mm and have the potential to fall in short periods of time. The exact locations of the thunderstorms are uncertain, but have the potential to become severe producing lightning wind gusts and hail.


The heavy precipitation and thunderstorms will persist Wednesday through Thursday.

The public is advised to monitor future forecasts and warnings as warnings may be required or extended.

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at



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