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WWCN16 CWWG 290145  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH  
FOR NORTHERN ALBERTA  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 7:45 P.M. MDT TUESDAY 28 JUNE 2016.  
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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR:  
SPRUCE GROVE - MORINVILLE - MAYERTHORPE - EVANSBURG  
FORT SASKATCHEWAN - VEGREVILLE - REDWATER - SMOKY LAKE  
WESTLOCK - BARRHEAD - ATHABASCA  
WHITECOURT - EDSON - FOX CREEK - SWAN HILLS.  
 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH ENDED FOR:  
CITY OF EDMONTON - ST. ALBERT - SHERWOOD PARK  
DRAYTON VALLEY - DEVON - RIMBEY - PIGEON LAKE  
LEDUC - CAMROSE - WETASKIWIN - TOFIELD  
LLOYDMINSTER - WAINWRIGHT - VERMILION - PROVOST  
BONNYVILLE - ST. PAUL - COLD LAKE - LAC LA BICHE.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
CONDITIONS ARE FAVOURABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE  
THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ALBERTA. AN  
UNSTABLE AIRMASS IS CAUSING THUNDERSTORMS TO CONTINUE TO OCCUR THIS  
EVENING OVER PARTS OF THE REGION. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE  
POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF 50 MM AND COPIOUS AMOUNTS  
OF SMALL HAIL. AN OCCASIONAL HAILSTONE TO THE SIZE OF A QUARTER IS  
ALSO POSSIBLE.  
 
FAST-MOVING WATER ACROSS A ROAD CAN SWEEP A VEHICLE AWAY. LARGE HAIL  
CAN DAMAGE PROPERTY AND CAUSE INJURY. LIGHTNING KILLS AND INJURES  
CANADIANS EVERY YEAR. REMEMBER, WHEN THUNDER ROARS, GO  
INDOORS(EXCLAMATION MARK) SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCHES ARE ISSUED  
WHEN ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE FAVOURABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF  
THUNDERSTORMS THAT COULD PRODUCE ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING: LARGE  
HAIL, DAMAGING WINDS, TORRENTIAL RAINFALL. PLEASE CONTINUE TO  
MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT  
SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO STORM(AT)EC.GC.CA OR TWEET REPORTS  
TO (HASH)ABSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PASPC  
 
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