severe thunderstorm warning in effect

Critical: thunderstorm - Parts of Alberta (Updated Jul 31, 2023 at 05:22 PM)

Critical: thunderstorm - Parts of Alberta

Updated Jul 31, 2023 at 05:22 PM

Source: Environment Canada

Issued: Jul 31, 2023 at 05:22 PM

Description: severe thunderstorm warning in effect

At 5:20 p.m. MDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a very dangerous thunderstorm capable of producing strong wind gusts, baseball size or greater hail and heavy rain. This thunderstorm is located 5 km north of James River Bridge and is moving 35 km/h to the southeast.

This is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening situation. Extremely large hail can smash windows, destroy property and vehicles and cause life-threatening injury. Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

Affected areas (5):

  • Clearwater County
  • Burnstick Lake
  • Caroline
  • Mountain View County
  • Sundre

Action to take:

  • Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches
  • Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year
  • Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

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