Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Cochrane area as of Wednesday, June 22 morning. 

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for:

  • Rocky View Co. near Cochrane
  • Rocky View Co. near Airdrie and Crossfield
  • Rocky View Co. near Bottrel and Madden
  • 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

The watch means conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms this afternoon that could produce large hail, heavy rain, and strong wind gusts. 

"Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors."