severe thunderstorm warning in effect

Advisory: thunderstorm - Parts of Alberta (Updated Aug 02, 2023 at 06:02 PM)

Advisory: thunderstorm - Parts of Alberta

Updated Aug 02, 2023 at 06:02 PM

Source: Environment Canada

Issued: Aug 02, 2023 at 06:02 PM

Description: severe thunderstorm warning in effect

At 6:02 p.m. MDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a dangerous thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to golf ball size hail and heavy rain.

Very large hail can damage property, break windows, dent vehicles and cause serious injury. 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.

Affected areas (5):

  • Yellowhead County
  • Clearwater County
  • O'Chiese 203
  • Sunchild 202
  • Brazeau County

Action to take:

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

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