Critical: thunderstorm - Yellowhead County
Updated Jul 24, 2023 at 05:49 PM
Source: Environment Canada
Issued: Jul 24, 2023 at 05:49 PM
Description: severe thunderstorm warning in effect
At 5:47 p.m. MDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a very dangerous thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to baseball size hail and heavy rain.
This severe thunderstorm is located 35 km southeast of Edson and is moving northeast at 30 km/h.
This is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Extremely large hail can smash windows, destroy property and vehicles and cause life-threatening 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.
Affected areas (1):
Action to take:
- Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.
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