Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Grande Prairie and area.
Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms late this afternoon, that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain.
Remember that lightning kills and injuries Canadians every year. When thunder roars, go indoors.
Effected areas include Grande Prairie, Beaverlodge, Hythe, Demmitt, Wembley, Sexsmith, La Glace, MD of Greenview, Little Smoky, O’Brien Provincial Park, Big Mountain Creek, Sturgeon Lake, Valleyview, New Fish Creek, Wapiti and Shuttler Flats Recreation Area.