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07-22-2013, 06:18 PM
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Northern Alberta
I saw this one as well...
Airdrie - Cochrane - Olds - Sundre
4:45 PM MDT Monday 22 July 2013
Tornado watch for
Airdrie - Cochrane - Olds - Sundre upgraded from Severe thunderstorm watch
Conditions are favourable for strong rotating storms which may produce tornadoes.
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.
Thunderstorms are developing over Western Alberta. Some of these thunderstorms are expected to become severe with the main severe weather threat being large hail and strong winds. The watch area may be expanded eastward later in the day depending on how the thunderstorms evolve.
Hope everyone stays safe down there and prepares for the worst.
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