Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Cochrane, Airdrie, Olds, and Sundre. 

There is the potential for the development of severe thunderstorms that may produce strong wind gusts, large hail, and heavy rain. 

The thunderstorms are anticipated to develop this afternoon along the foothills. 

The severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for: 

  • Rocky View County near Cochrane
  • Rocky View County near Bottrel and Madden
  • Rocky View County near Airdrie and Crossfield
  • Mountain View Co. near Carstairs and Stirlingville
  • Mountain View Co. near Cremona and Water Valley
  • Mountain View Co. near Olds and Didsbury
  • Mountain View Co. near Sundre