961  
WFCN15 CWWG 022312  
TORNADO WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ALBERTA  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 5:12 P.M. MDT FRIDAY 2 JUNE 2017.  
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TORNADO WARNING FOR:  
=NEW= KNEEHILL CO. NEAR THREE HILLS  
KNEEHILL CO. NEAR TROCHU AND HUXLEY.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
UPDATED OR ENDED BY 6:03 P.M. MDT.  
 
AT 5:12 P.M. MDT, ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS ARE TRACKING A  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM THAT IS PRODUCING A TORNADO. DAMAGING WINDS,  
LARGE HAIL AND LOCALLY INTENSE RAINFALL ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.  
 
THIS THUNDERSTORM IS LOCATED 10 KILOMETRES NORTH OF THREE HILLS AND  
IS MOVING TO THE EAST AT 40 KM/H.  
 
AN EYEWITNESS REPORTED A TORNADO NORTH OF THREE HILLS AT 5:00 PM  
MDT.  
 
THIS IS A DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY LIFE-THREATENING SITUATION. TAKE  
COVER IMMEDIATELY, IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES. IF YOU HEAR A  
ROARING SOUND OR SEE A FUNNEL CLOUD, SWIRLING DEBRIS NEAR THE  
GROUND, FLYING DEBRIS, OR ANY THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHING, TAKE  
SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.  
 
GO INDOORS TO A ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR, AWAY FROM OUTSIDE WALLS  
AND WINDOWS, SUCH AS A BASEMENT, BATHROOM, STAIRWELL OR INTERIOR  
CLOSET. LEAVE MOBILE HOMES, VEHICLES, TENTS, TRAILERS AND OTHER  
TEMPORARY OR FREE-STANDING SHELTER, AND MOVE TO A STRONG BUILDING IF  
YOU CAN. AS A LAST RESORT, LIE IN A LOW SPOT AND PROTECT YOUR HEAD  
FROM FLYING DEBRIS.  
 
LIGHTNING KILLS AND INJURES CANADIANS EVERY YEAR. REMEMBER, WHEN  
THUNDER ROARS, GO INDOORS(EXCLAMATION MARK)  
 
TORNADO WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN IMMINENT OR OCCURRING THUNDERSTORMS  
ARE LIKELY TO PRODUCE OR ARE PRODUCING TORNADOES.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
EC.STORM.EC(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)ABSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PASPC  
 
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