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Critical - Alberta Emergency Alert: Tornado Alert Updated
From: Cypress County
Issued: Jul 18, 2022 at 02:19 PM
- Alert: Jul 18, 2022 at 01:50 PM
- Update: Jul 18, 2022 at 01:57 PM
- Update: Jul 18, 2022 at 02:07 PM
- Update: Jul 18, 2022 at 02:19 PM
Area: Cypress County
Description: A tornado has touched down in the area of Highway 523 and has caused damage to homes and vehicles in the area. Be on the lookout for funnel clouds and take precautions as required.
To learn how you can prepare for a tornado, visit alberta.ca/Tornadoes and alberta.ca/BePrepared . Cypress County social media will be updated with information as we receive it. Anyone requiring assistance, please come directly to the county office in Dunmore. Call us at 403-526-2888.
Instruction: Be prepared to seek shelter off the road if you are on the highway and cannot avoid the storm. Seek shelter in a ditch or ravine if a tornado approaches. Take all necessary precautions. Seek shelter in a basement or reinforced structure.
Additional information: Broadcast Audio