tornado warning in effect

Critical: tornado - Parts of Alberta (Updated Aug 02, 2023 at 06:42 PM)

Critical: tornado - Parts of Alberta

Updated Aug 02, 2023 at 06:42 PM

Source: Environment Canada

Issued: Aug 02, 2023 at 06:42 PM

Description: tornado warning in effect

At 6:42 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time Wednesday, Environment Canada has updated a tornado warning for North Central and South Central Alberta. Extra care and attention should be exercised. The following localities are included in the warning: Wolf Lake, Cynthia, Brazeau Dam, O'Chiese, Sunchild, Drayton Valley, Breton, Alder Flats and Winfield. Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm that is possibly producing a tornado. Damaging winds, large hail and locally intense rainfall are also possible.

Area: Yellowhead Co. near Minnow and Wolf Lakes and Elk River

Affected areas (6):

  • Yellowhead County
  • Clearwater County
  • O'Chiese 203
  • Sunchild 202
  • Brazeau County
  • Wetaskiwin County No. 10

Action to take:

  • Take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches
  • Please consult local media for more information.

Additional information:

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