Tornado warning and watches lifted but severe storm warnings still in effect in central Alberta | Globalnews.ca

Tornado warning and watches lifted but severe storm warnings still in effect in central Alberta  | Globalnews.ca
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Environment Canada issued a tornado warning for parts of the County of Wetaskiwin at 9:08 p.m. on Wednesday night while other parts of central Alberta were under either a tornado watch or severe thunderstorm warning.

An emergency alert was issued for Wetaskiwin County No. 10 because Environment Canada said “a rotating severe thunderstorm that is possibly producing a tornado is located near Knob Hill, moving towards the northeast at 35 km/h. Communities in the path include Knob Hill and Yeoford.”

At 9:25 p.m., the warning was lifted but the county and other parts of central Alberta remained under a tornado watch.

When announcing that the warning had been lifted, Environment Canada said a thunderstorm in the area “remains dangerous due to large hail, strong winds and intense…



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