925  
WFCN16 CWWG 192229  
TORNADO WARNING  
FOR NORTHERN ALBERTA  
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 4:29 P.M. MDT FRIDAY 19 JULY 2019.  
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TORNADO WARNING FOR:  
=NEW= LEDUC CO. NEAR CALMAR AND DEVON.  
 
TORNADO WARNING - REPLACES SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR:  
LEDUC CO. NEAR CALMAR AND DEVON.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
UPDATED OR ENDED BY 5:24 P.M. MDT.  
 
AT 4:29 P.M. MDT, ENVIRONMENT CANADA METEOROLOGISTS ARE TRACKING A  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM THAT IS POSSIBLY PRODUCING A TORNADO. DAMAGING  
WINDS, LARGE HAIL AND LOCALLY INTENSE RAINFALL ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.  
 
THIS THUNDERSTORM IS LOCATED 10 KM EAST OF THORSBY AND IS MOVING TO  
THE WEST AT 25 KM/H.  
 
RADAR INDICATES STRONG ROTATION WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM WITH THE  
POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE A TORNADO.  
 
COMMUNITIES IN THE PATH INCLUDE: BUFORD AND THORSBY  
 
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  
ABSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)ABSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PASPC  
 
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