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Critical - Alberta Emergency Alert: Possible Tornado Alert Updated
From: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Issued: Jul 31, 2022 at 05:42 PM
- Alert: Jul 31, 2022 at 03:52 PM
- Update: Jul 31, 2022 at 04:11 PM
- Update: Jul 31, 2022 at 04:59 PM
- Update: Jul 31, 2022 at 05:42 PM
Area: Paintearth County No. 18Special Area #2Special Area #4
Description: At 5:40 PM, a rotating severe thunderstorm that is producing a tornado is located near Throne, moving southeast at 40 km/h. Communities in the path include: Veteran and Hemaruka. Up to golf ball sized hail has been reported with this storm as well.
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 tornado, visit alberta.ca/Tornadoes 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