Heavy hail, rain in Edmonton as severe weather watches, warnings in place in Alberta

Posted June 24th, 2019 by admin and filed in 长沙夜网
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Parts of Edmonton were hit with a downpour Friday afternoon, as a severe thunderstorm warning was in place.

Severe thunderstorm watches were issued for Edmonton and areas throughout the Capital Region before noon Friday. At 2:43 p.m., the watch was upgraded to a warning in Edmonton. The warning was downgraded back to a watch for Edmonton at around 4:30 p.m.

Other parts of Alberta remained under severe thunderstorm watches and warnings Friday afternoon.

Parts of southwest Edmonton, including Riverbend, experienced pea-sized hail Friday afternoon.

Areas to the northeast of Edmonton, near Redwater, also received hail.

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    Environment Canada said it was tracking a severe thunderstorm Friday afternoon capable of producing strong wind gusts, heavy rain and up to toonie-sized hail.

    Thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

    For the latest information on severe weather, visit Environment Canada’s website.

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