The heat warning continues in Cochrane and Environment Canada has added a severe thunderstorm watch to the area.

Conditions in Cochrane are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that could produce strong wind gusts, large hail, and heavy rain. 

Environment Canada is predicting a storm could produce later this afternoon in the following areas:

  • 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

  • Rocky View Co. near Airdrie and Crossfield

  • Rocky View Co. near Bottrel and Madden