Severe thunderstorm watch for SD&G

(Newswatch Group/File)

Editor’s note: The advisory ended at 6:20 p.m.

SD&G – A sunny and slightly humid day is setting up the region for some potentially severe thunderstorms today (Wednesday).

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect as of 10 a.m. for Cornwall, Lancaster, Maxville, Alexandria, Morrisburg, Long Sault, Winchester and Newington and points in between.

There is the potential for strong wind, large hail and heavy downpours.

Environment Canada says a front is passing through the area this afternoon which will cool off temperatures to the mid-teens tonight through Thursday.

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