Critical alert and several watches issued for possible tornadoes in Alberta Monday

Critical alert and several watches issued for possible tornadoes in Alberta Monday

After a tornado hit down near Coronation, Sunday, Alberta Emergency Alert has released another warning of severe weather for the province. Critical alerts were issued for a possible tornado in Clearwater County, Alta., Rocky Mountain House and Red Deer County, respectively, Monday afternoon and early evening. The alert stated rotating thunderstorms moving through the areas … Read more

Tornado warnings in central Alberta dropped; other watches, warnings remain

Tornado warnings in central Alberta dropped;  other watches, warnings remain

A tornado warning for Rocky View Co. near Cochrane, Bragg Creek and Tsuut’ina Nation on Thursday afternoon has been dropped. At around 4:30 pm, Environment and Climate Change Canada said meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm located 15 kilometers south of Cochrane, which is heading east at approximately 20 km/h. Conditions were favorable for the … Read more

Severe thunderstorm watches, warnings hits much of Alberta Wednesday afternoon

Severe thunderstorm watches, warnings hits much of Alberta Wednesday afternoon

Move the car into the garage and the plants inside as a severe thunderstorm warning and several watches blanket much of Alberta Wednesday afternoon. Storms were expected to develop along the foothills Wednesday afternoon before moving northeast, Environment Canada said. The risk of severe weather was expected to persist into the evening hours. The national … Read more