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07-05-2013, 01:25 PM
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ALERT: Received the following bulletin at Fri Jul 05 18:20:46 2013 GMT
WWCN16 CWWG 051820
SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 12:20 PM MDT FRIDAY 5 JULY 2013.
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WATCHES/WARNINGS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHERN ALBERTA...

TORNADO WATCH FOR:
=NEW= GRANDE PRAIRIE - BEAVERLODGE - VALLEYVIEW =NEW= PEACE RIVER - FAIRVIEW - HIGH PRAIRIE - MANNING =NEW= SLAVE LAKE.

FUNNEL CLOUDS OR WEAK TORNADOES POSSIBLE TODAY.

CONDITIONS ARE FAVOURABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF FUNNEL CLOUDS
OR WEAK TORNADOES. THESE TYPES OF FUNNEL CLOUDS FORM OUT OF
LARGE CUMULUS CLOUDS OR VERY WEAK THUNDERSTORMS AND NORMALLY
DO NOT HAVE THE ENERGY TO REACH THE GROUND. HOWEVER ONE OR
TWO OF THESE FUNNELS MAY BRIEFLY TOUCH DOWN AND CAN BECOME
DESTRUCTIVE OVER A VERY SMALL AREA. TREAT ALL FUNNEL CLOUDS
AND TORNADOES SERIOUSLY AND AVOID WHEN POSSIBLE.
SHOULD ONE DEVELOP OVERHEAD TAKE SHELTER UNTIL IT DISSIPATES.
REMEMBER THESE FUNNEL CLOUDS WILL NORMALLY APPEAR WITH LITTLE
OR NO WARNING.

ENVIRONMENT CANADA CONTINUES TO MONITOR THE SITUATION CLOSELY.
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA OR WEATHERADIO FOR
FURTHER UPDATES.

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.

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==DISCUSSION==
FUNNEL CLOUDS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON IN NORTHERN ALBERTA.
SEVERAL FUNNEL CLOUDS HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN GRANDE PRAIRIE. THESE FUNNEL CLOUDS WERE SHORT LIVED AND DID NOT COME CLOSE TO REACHING THE GROUND.

PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST PUBLIC FORECASTS FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

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