Severe thunderstorm watch ends in Dehcho communities

Last modified: June 10, 2022 at 6:16pm


Environment Canada has ended an advisory that earlier warned of severe thunderstorms in Fort Liard, Nahanni Butte and Sambaa K’e on Friday afternoon.

An advisory issued by the federal agency stated conditions were favourable for severe thunderstorms in the region that could produce heavy rain.

Later on Friday, Environment Canada said conditions had changed and a storm watch had ended. 

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The Northwest Territories government has separately warned that Fort Liard and Nahanni Butte “should be on high alert” for flooding due to high water levels and flow on the South Nahanni and Liard rivers.