HALIBURTON COUNTY, ON – Keep your eyes on the skies.

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Haliburton, Minden and parts of southern Haliburton County, as well as Fort Irwin, Oxtongue Lake and northern Haliburton County.

According to the meteorological agency, the conditions today are favourable to create severe storms. Severe thunderstorms can generate strong winds that can toss loose objects, damage buildings, break branches and more.

Environment Canada encourages everyone to keep checking the forecast for the latest information.