Severe thunderstorm watch for Leeds-Grenville

Update 11:30 p.m. Tuesday: The thunderstorm watch and a heat warning have ended.

BROCKVILLE – We might see some severe thunderstorms roll across the region sometime today (Tuesday) and early tonight.

Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm watch at 11 a.m. and says conditions are favourable for dangerous thunderstorms to develop.

The storms could produce winds near 90 kilometers an hour and torrential rain of 50 millimeters (1.97 inches) in an hour or less.