Alerts for: Westlock - Barrhead - Athabasca

Watches

7:14 PM MDT Saturday 29 August 2015
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for:

  • Athabasca Co. near Athabasca and Island Lake
  • Athabasca Co. near Boyle and Caslan
  • Athabasca Co. near Grassland and Atmore
  • Athabasca Co. near Rochester Colinton and Meanook
  • Co. of Barrhead near Barrhead and Lac la Nonne
  • Co. of Barrhead near Neerlandia Bloomsbury and Vega
  • Co. of Barrhead near Thunder Lake and Holmes Crossing
  • M.D. of Lesser Slave River near Chisholm and Cross Lake
  • Thorhild Co. near Newbrook and Long Lake Prov. Park
  • Westlock Co. near Larkspur Fawcett and Jarvie
  • Westlock Co. near Westlock and Clyde
  • Woodlands Co. near Fort Assiniboine Timeu and Topland

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing very strong wind gusts and damaging hail. Storms formed on the foothills this afternoon and are moving northeast and east this evening.

Very large hail can damage property, break windows, dent vehicles and cause serious injury. Very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow large vehicles off the road. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Be prepared for severe weather. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. To report severe weather, send an email to storm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #ABStorm.

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