severe thunderstorm warning in effect

Advisory: thunderstorm - Yellowhead County (Updated Jul 24, 2023 at 05:02 PM)

Advisory: thunderstorm - Yellowhead County

Updated Jul 24, 2023 at 05:02 PM

Source: Environment Canada

Issued: Jul 24, 2023 at 05:02 PM


Description: severe thunderstorm warning in effect

At 5:00 p.m. MDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a dangerous thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, golf ball to tennis ball size hail and heavy rain. This severe thunderstorm is located 25 km southeast of Edson and is moving northeast at 30 km/h.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Very large hail can damage property, break windows, dent vehicles and cause serious injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes.

Area: Yellowhead Co. near Peers and Niton Junction

Affected areas (1):

  • Yellowhead County

Action to take:

  • Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.

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