Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Southern Alberta

This alert expired on July 23, 2020 at 10:22:06 PM MDT
Environment Canada
Alert area: Lacombe Co. near Eckville; Lacombe Co. near Lacombe Blackfalds and Bentley; Lacombe Co. near Clive Alix and Mirror; Red Deer Co. near Sylvan Lake and Stephansson House; Red Deer Co. near Spruce View and Red Lodge Prov. Park; Red Deer Co. near Penhold Innisfail and Bowden; Red Deer Co. near Pine Lake; Red Deer Co. near Elnora Lousana and Delburne; Co. of Stettler near Stettler Nevis and Rochon Sands; Co. of Stettler near Big Valley; Co. of Stettler near Donalda; Co. of Stettler near Botha and Gadsby; Co. of Stettler near Byemoor and Endiang; City of Red Deer; Co. of Paintearth near Halkirk and Big Knife Prov. Park; Flagstaff Co. near Forestburg and Galahad; Camrose Co. near Bashaw and Meeting Creek; Ponoka Co. near Ponoka and Maskwacis; Mountain View Co. near Sundre; Mountain View Co. near Olds and Didsbury; Mountain View Co. near Cremona and Water Valley; Mountain View Co. near Carstairs and Stirlingville; Rocky View Co. near Airdrie and Crossfield; Rocky View Co. near Bottrel and Madden; Rocky View Co. near Cochrane; City of Calgary; Rocky View Co. near Bragg Creek and Tsuu T'ina Res.; Foothills Co. near Priddis and Brown-Lowery Prov. Park; Foothills Co. near Turner Valley and Black Diamond; Foothills Co. near Longview and Eden Valley Res.; Foothills Co. near Okotoks and De Winton; Foothills Co. near High River and Aldersyde; Foothills Co. near Cayley; M.D. of Willow Creek near Nanton and Parkland; M.D. of Willow Creek near Claresholm and Stavely

Posted July 23, 2020 at 9:22:06 PM MDT

The threatening weather conditions are no longer expected or have ended over this area.

Tips from

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  • 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 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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