tornado watch in effect

Advisory: tornado - Parts of Alberta (Issued Jun 03, 2024 at 03:27 PM)

Advisory: tornado - Parts of Alberta

Issued Jun 03, 2024 at 03:27 PM

Source: Environment Canada

Issued: Jun 03, 2024 at 03:27 PM


Description: tornado watch in effect

Conditions are favourable for the development of funnel clouds and possibly brief, weak tornadoes. Strong winds, large hail and heavy rain are also possible. The potential for tornadoes will exist until early this evening.

Tornado watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce tornadoes. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #ABStorm.

Area: Beaver Co. near Viking and Kinsella

Affected areas (44):

  • Beaver County
  • Viking
  • Flagstaff County
  • Killam
  • Sedgewick
  • Lougheed
  • Hardisty
  • Alliance
  • Vermilion River County No. 24
  • Paradise Valley
  • Wainwright No. 61
  • Irma
  • Wainwright
  • Edgerton
  • Chauvin
  • Provost No. 52
  • Hughenden
  • Amisk
  • Czar
  • Provost
  • Leduc County
  • Beaumont
  • Leduc
  • Wetaskiwin County No. 10
  • Wetaskiwin
  • Millet
  • Ermineskin 138
  • Louis Bull 138B
  • Strathcona County
  • Tofield
  • Ryley
  • Holden
  • Camrose County No. 22
  • Hay Lakes
  • Camrose
  • Bittern Lake
  • Ferintosh
  • Edberg
  • New Norway
  • Rosalind
  • Bawlf
  • Heisler
  • Daysland
  • Strome

Action to take:

  • Be prepared for severe weather
  • Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches
  • In the event of a tornado, or if a tornado warning is issued for your area, it is recommended you take the following actions: Go indoors to a room on the lowest floor, away from outside walls and windows, such as a basement, bathroom, stairwell or interior closet
  • Leave mobile homes, vehicles, tents, trailers and other temporary or free-standing shelter, and move to a strong building if you can
  • As a last resort, lie in a low spot and protect your head from flying debris
  • Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year
  • Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

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