A tornado warning was issued for central Alberta after severe storms popped throughout the province on Sunday.
“At 5:19 PM, Environment Canada meteorologists are monitoring a severe thunderstorm which could produce a tornado. Large hail, damaging winds and locally intense rain could also be possible,” the advisory issued by Environment Canada stated.
The severe storm is located close to Coronation. Hence, as it is moving towards the southeast at 50 km/h.
Doppler radar suggests that this storm could be producing the possibility of a tornado.
Communities along the way comprise Throne, Veteran, and Hemaruka.
“This could be a hazardous and life-threatening situation. Therefore, Get shelter immediately when threatening weather is approaching. When you can hear loud sound or spot funnel clouds. Alternatively, swirling debris close to on the ground or flying objects or any other weather that could be dangerous seek shelter immediately,” the warning added.
— AB Emergencyalert (@AB_EmergAlert) July 31, 2022
The Alberta Emergency Alert was issued in the event of a tornado. Furthermore, it also advised people living who live in the area to seek shelter right away. That is, in the form of a “basement or reinforced building.”
“Get low and create as many walls between you with the wind as you can. Avoid doors, windows and exterior buildings,” the alert stated.
“If you’re driving and you are unable to escape the tornado then seek refuge in a ditch or a ravine.”