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Critical - Alberta Emergency Alert: Possible Tornado Alert Updated
From: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Issued: Aug 01, 2022 at 06:12 PM
- Alert: Aug 01, 2022 at 05:30 PM
- Update: Aug 01, 2022 at 05:41 PM
- Update: Aug 01, 2022 at 05:53 PM
- Update: Aug 01, 2022 at 06:12 PM
Area: Red Deer County
Description: At 6:12 PM, a rotating severe thunderstorm that is possibly producing a tornado is located near Niobe, moving east at 30 km/h. Communities in the path include: Niobe and Penhold.
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