tornado warning in effect

Critical: tornado - Special Area No. 2 (Updated Jun 14, 2023 at 05:07 PM)

Critical: tornado - Special Area No. 2

Updated Jun 14, 2023 at 05:07 PM

Source: Environment Canada

Issued: Jun 14, 2023 at 05:07 PM

Description: tornado warning in effect

At 5:06 p.m. MDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm that is possibly producing a tornado. Damaging winds, large hail and locally intense rainfall are also possible. A severe thunderstorm that may be producing a tornado is located 10 km north of Howie. This thunderstorm is moving to the northeast at 25 km/h. Communities in the path include: Cabin Lake

This is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation. Tornado warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing tornadoes.

Affected areas (1):

  • Special Area No. 2

Action to take:

  • If you hear a roaring sound or see a funnel cloud, swirling debris near the ground, flying debris, or any threatening weather approaching, take shelter immediately
  • Go indoors to a room on the lowest floor, away from outside walls and windows, such as a basement, bathroom, stairwell or interior closet
  • Leave mobile homes, vehicles, tents, trailers and other temporary or free-standing shelter, and move to a strong building if you can
  • As a last resort, lie in a low spot and protect your head from flying debris
  • Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year
  • Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

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