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ALERT: Received the following bulletin at Thu Jul 04 21:23:04 2013 GMT
WWCN15 CWWG 042122
SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 3:22 PM MDT THURSDAY 4 JULY 2013.
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WATCHES/WARNINGS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN ALBERTA...

TORNADO WATCH FOR:
=NEW= OKOTOKS - HIGH RIVER - CLARESHOLM
=NEW= BROOKS - STRATHMORE - VULCAN.

CONDITIONS ARE FAVOURABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS WITH THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

THESE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
PRODUCE VERY LARGE HAIL..FLOODING RAIN..DEADLY LIGHTNING AND
POWERFUL WINDS. USE THIS TIME TO SECURE OUTDOOR PROPERTY AND
TO ENSURE FAMILY MEMBERS AND CO-WORKERS ARE PREPARED TO TAKE
ACTION SHOULD THE SEVERE WEATHER APPROACH.

ENVIRONMENT CANADA CONTINUES TO MONITOR THE SITUATION CLOSELY
FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT AND POSSIBLE TORNADO
WARNINGS. PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA OR
WEATHERADIO FOR FURTHER UPDATES.

SHOULD SEVERE WEATHER APPROACH OR IF YOU FEEL THREATENED DO NOT
WAIT FOR WARNINGS TO TAKE ACTION..TAKE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.

SHOULD YOU SPOT A FUNNEL CLOUD OR TORNADO...
AND ONLY IF IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...YOU CAN CALL 1-800-239-0484
TO REPORT YOUR SIGHTING.
PLEASE NOTE THIS PHONE NUMBER IS FOR REPORTING SEVERE WEATHER
ONLY.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR:
CITY OF CALGARY
AIRDRIE - COCHRANE - OLDS - SUNDRE
DRUMHELLER - THREE HILLS
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE - CAROLINE
RED DEER - PONOKA - INNISFAIL - STETTLER
LETHBRIDGE - TABER - MILK RIVER
CARDSTON - FORT MACLEOD - MAGRATH.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

THIS IS AN ALERT TO THE POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS.

MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS..LISTEN FOR UPDATED STATEMENTS.
IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES TAKE IMMEDIATE SAFETY
PRECAUTIONS.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, YOU CAN CALL
1-800-239-0484. PLEASE NOTE, THIS PHONE NUMBER IS ONLY FOR
REPORTING SEVERE WEATHER.

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WATCHES/WARNINGS ENDED FOR SOUTHERN ALBERTA...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UPGRADED TO TORNADO WATCH FOR:
OKOTOKS - HIGH RIVER - CLARESHOLM
BROOKS - STRATHMORE - VULCAN.

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==DISCUSSION==
ANOTHER WARM, MOIST AIRMASS IS IN PLACE IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA TODAY.
THUNDERSTORMS ARE DEVELOPING ALONG THE FOOTHILLS THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL TRAVEL TOWARDS THE EAST. SEVERAL OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE BECOME SEVERE WITH THE MAIN THREAT BEING HEAVY RAIN, LARGE HAIL AND STRONG WINDS. THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING IN AREAS SOUTH AND SOUTH EAST OF CALGARY MAY ALSO HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE TORNADOES.


PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST PUBLIC FORECASTS FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

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