The severe thunderstorm watch is over.

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Kenora, Grassy Narrows, Whitedog, Sioux Narrows, Nestor Falls, Morson, Dryden, Vermilion Bay and the surrounding communities.

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and nickle-sized hail.

The risk that a severe thunderstorm could develop continues into the early evening.