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WWCN16 CWWG 170007  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH  
FOR NORTHERN ALBERTA  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 6:07 P.M. MDT TUESDAY 16 JULY 2019.  
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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR:  
SPRUCE GROVE - MORINVILLE - MAYERTHORPE - EVANSBURG  
FORT SASKATCHEWAN - VEGREVILLE - REDWATER - SMOKY LAKE  
WESTLOCK - BARRHEAD - ATHABASCA  
LLOYDMINSTER - WAINWRIGHT - VERMILION - PROVOST  
BONNYVILLE - ST. PAUL - COLD LAKE - LAC LA BICHE  
SLAVE LAKE  
WABASCA - PEERLESS LAKE - GIFT LAKE - CADOTTE LAKE  
HIGH LEVEL - RAINBOW LAKE - FORT VERMILION - MACKENZIE HWY.  
 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH ENDED FOR:  
WHITECOURT - EDSON - FOX CREEK - SWAN HILLS.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
CONDITIONS ARE FAVOURABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE  
THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WIND GUSTS,  
LARGE HAIL AND HEAVY RAIN.  
 
SLOW MOVING STORMS MAY PRODUCE UP TO 50 MM OF RAIN THIS AFTERNOON  
AND EARLY THIS EVENING.  
 
HEAVY DOWNPOURS CAN CAUSE FLASH FLOODS AND WATER POOLING ON ROADS.  
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  
ABSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)ABSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PASPC  
 
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