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Environment Canada issues severe thunderstorm watch for Edmonton, St.Albert, Sherwood Park

Source: Environment Canada

Watches

11:21 AM MDT Tuesday 16 June 2015
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for:

  • City of Edmonton – St. Albert – Sherwood Park

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain.

THunderstorms are expected to develop early this afternoon and continue until this evening.

To report severe weather you can call 1-800-239-0484

Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Be prepared for severe weather. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. Stay indoors when a thunderstorm strikes. There isn’t a place outside that is safe during a thunderstorm. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. To report severe weather, send an email to storm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #ABStorm.

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