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M.D. of Foothills near Turner Valley and Black Diamond

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Issued at 12:15 Tuesday 04 August 2015
Summary

Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts and damaging hail. A upper level system moving into southern Alberta has the potential to initiate severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. To report severe weather, you can also call 1-800-239-0484. 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. Stay away from all windows, skylights and doors. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors! 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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