Funnel clouds possible in some areas today: Environment Canada

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Environment Canada has issued a weather statement for the following areas, saying funnel clouds could occur today. Conditions are favourable. Read the full statement below.Birch Hills Co. near Eaglesham and Hwy 740Birch Hills Co. near Wanham and PeoriaClear Hills Co. near Chinchaga Wildland Prov. ParkClear Hills Co. near Cleardale Worsley and Cherry PointClear Hills Co. near Hines Creek and Eureka RiverCo. of Northern Lights near Dixonville and Cardinal LakeCo. of Northern Lights near Manning and Notikewin Prov. ParkM.D. of Big Lakes near High Prairie and Winagami LakeM.D. of Fairview including Fairview Whitelaw and DunveganM.D. of Peace including Grimshaw and BerwynM.D. of Smoky River including Falher McLennan and GuyM.D. of Spirit River including Spirit River and RycroftNrn Sunrise Co. near Keppler CreekNrn Sunrise Co. near Peace River Nampa and Three CreeksSaddle Hills Co. near Bay Tree and Silver ValleySaddle Hills Co. near Moonshine Lake Prov. ParkSaddle Hills Co. near WokingConditions will be favourable for the development of funnel clouds today.These types of funnel clouds are generated by weak rotation under rapidly growing clouds or weak thunderstorms. This weak rotation is normally not a danger near the ground. However, there is a chance that this rotation could intensify and become a weak landspout tornado.If conditions become more favourable for the development of landspout tornadoes, watches and warnings will be issued by Environment Canada.Landspout tornadoes do not usually cause significant damage but can still be dangerous. They can be strong enough to topple trees, damage roofs or toss debris short distances- Advertisement –last_img

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