[UPDATED] Take cover! Thunderstorm watch issued for Calgary

Jul 9 2017, 2:54 am

UPDATE: Severe Thunderstorm Watch ended in Calgary.

EARLIER: 

The sun may be shining now, but Calgary’s weather could be set for a 180 later tonight.

In fact Environment Canada has issued a weather alert, warning of thunderstorms and heavy downpours across the region later today.

“Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and damaging hail. Thunderstorms are expected to continue into this evening.”

The thunderstorms are set to arrive in the area later this evening and then clear up around midnight with a low of 16°C.

Image: Environment Canada