Alberta Emergency Alert: Alert for a Possible Tornado

Critical: Possible Tornado (Issued Jul 19, 2019 at 04:29 PM)

Critical: Possible Tornado

Issued Jul 19, 2019 at 04:29 PM

Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada

Issued: Jul 19, 2019 at 04:29 PM

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Description: Alberta Emergency Alert: Alert for a Possible Tornado

At 4:27 PM, a rotating severe thunderstorm that is possibly producing a tornado is located 10 km east of Thorsby, moving west at 25 km/h. Communities in the path include Buford and Thorsby.

Visit: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ab for more information on weather watches and warnings.

Area: Leduc County

Action to take:

  • Seek shelter immediately in a basement or reinforced structure
  • Get low and put as many walls between yourself and the storm as possible
  • Stay away from windows, doors and outside walls
  • If you are on the highway and cannot avoid the tornado, seek shelter in a ditch or ravine.

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