Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Alberta

This alert expired on August 6, 2020 at 10:39:09 PM MDT
Environment Canada
Alert area: Mackenzie Co. near Indian Cabins and Steen River; Mackenzie Co. near Meander River and Lutose; Mackenzie Co. near High Level and Bushe River Res.; Co. of Northern Lights near Paddle Prairie Smt; Co. of Northern Lights near Manning and Notikewin Prov. Park; Nrn Sunrise Co. near Keppler Creek

Posted August 6, 2020 at 9:39:09 PM MDT

Severe thunderstorms have weakened or moved out of the region.

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getprepared.gc.ca

Tips from getprepared.gc.ca


Excerpted from getprepared.gc.ca
Before:
  • Before a severe thunderstorm, unplug radios and televisions – listen for weather updates on your battery-powered radio.

  • Follow instructions for what to do before a severe storm


During:

  • During thunderstorms, you should also stay away from items that conduct electricity, such as telephones, appliances, sinks, bathtubs, radiators and metal pipes.

  • Do not go out to rescue the laundry on the clothesline because it may conduct electricity.

  • If you are outdoors when a thunderstorm hits, take shelter immediately, preferably in a building but, failing this, in a depressed area such as a ditch, culvert or cave. Never go under a tree.

  • Follow instructions for what to do during a severe storm


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