severe thunderstorm warning in effect

Advisory: thunderstorm - Clearwater County (Updated Aug 02, 2023 at 04:39 PM)

Advisory: thunderstorm - Clearwater County

Updated Aug 02, 2023 at 04:39 PM

Source: Environment Canada

Issued: Aug 02, 2023 at 04:39 PM

Description: severe thunderstorm warning in effect

At 4:37 p.m. MDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain. This thunderstorm is located 25 km northwest of Nordegg and is moving northeastward at 45 km/h.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Large hail can damage property and cause 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. 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.

Area: Clearwater Co. near Chungo Creek

Affected areas (1):

  • Clearwater County

Action to take:

  • Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year
  • Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

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