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Critical - Alberta Emergency Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Alert
From: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Issued: Jul 06, 2021 at 05:18 PM
- Alert: Jul 06, 2021 at 05:18 PM
Area: Special Area #2Special Area #3
Description: At 5:15 PM, a very dangerous thunderstorm is located near Big Stone, moving southeast at 15 km/h. This thunderstorm is capable of producing one or more of the following: destructive winds, or golf ball size or greater hail. Intense lightning is likely and tornadoes are possible with any thunderstorm.
Visit: weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ab for more information on weather watches and warnings. To learn how you can prepare for a severe storm, visit alberta.ca/SummerStorms and alberta.ca/BePrepared .
Instruction: 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.
Additional information: Broadcast Audio