Severe Storm Watch in effect for portions of New Brunswick – New Brunswick

Environment Canada issued severe storm watches for western parts of New Brunswick on Sunday afternoon.

The alerts, which were issued at 11:39 a.m., cover Campbellton and Restigouche, Edmundston and Madawaska, Fredericton and Southern York, Grand Falls and Victoria, Mount Carleton-Renous, Oromocto and Sunbury, St. Stephen and Northern Charlotte, Stanley- Doaktown – Blackville area and Woodstock and Carleton counties.

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According to Environment Canada, conditions are “favorable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that can produce damaging wind gusts, damaging hail and torrential rain.”

“There is also a risk of a tornado,” the meteorologist said.

The alert noted that large hail can damage property and cause serious injuries, and that high winds can topple trees and blow large vehicles off roadways.

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People are asked to continue to monitor the alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.

On Saturday, a severe thunderstorm hit Ontario and Quebec, killing at least five people. That system left a trail of damage and caused power outages for thousands of customers.


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GTA hit by high winds, rain and hail as storm moves through region

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