Fernie could see moderate thunderstorms from Thursday (Aug. 3) through to Friday with a cold front bringing “cool and unsettled weather,” according to Environment Canada.
In a tweet on Thursday, Environment Canada issued a thunderstorm outlook for Stewart down to Fernie, while other parts of the Central Interior, Kootenays and Columbias could see moderate thunderstorms with hail and heavy downpours.
According to the agency, the chance of thunderstorms in the region extends from midday Thursday through to 6 a.m. on Friday morning.
A cold front sweeping across B.C. is giving cool & unsettled weather. There is a risk of thunderstorms today (Aug 6, 2020) from Stewart down to Fernie. Parts of the Central Interior, Kootenays & Columbias may see moderate thunderstorms producing hail & heavy downpours.#BCStorm pic.twitter.com/oUV3II9AiF
— ECCC Weather British Columbia (@ECCCWeatherBC) August 6, 2020