DISTRICT (Staff) – Environment and Climate Change Canada has regions near Lake Huron under a severe thunderstorm watch.
The watch is in effect until about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, June 3.
There is the potential for wind gusts of 90 kilometres per hour.
Scattered thunderstorm are expected to move east-southeast across the regions this afternoon and early evening.
Isolated wind gusts may be associated with frequent lightning and small hail.
Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and over turn large vehicles.
Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following large hail, damaging winds, and torrential rainfall.