Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the entire Peace Region, and for much of the stretch between Grande Prairie and Edmonton.
Included in the watch are Beaverlodge, Hythe, Demmit, Grande Prairie, La Glace, Wembley, Sexsmith, DeBolt, Sturgeon Lake, Little Smoky, Valleyview, Fox Creek, Whitecourt, Hinton, Edson and Swan Hills.
Gusting winds, heavy rain and even hail are all possible.
An upper disturbance in B.C. is expected to move towards northwestern Alberta this afternoon, bringing thunderstorms along with it.