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Extreme thunderstorm watch issued for Calgary

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Calgary’s warmth wave is over, however thunderstorms might take its place.

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Surroundings Canada issued a extreme thunderstorm look ahead to the Metropolis of Calgary and a few surrounding areas shortly previous midday Sunday. The watch ended Sunday night.

There may be nonetheless an opportunity of showers in a single day and Surroundings Canada nonetheless signifies the danger of a thunderstorm.

“Situations are beneficial for the event of extreme thunderstorms this afternoon. These thunderstorms could also be able to producing giant hail, sturdy wind gusts and heavy rain,” the federal company mentioned.

By Sunday afternoon the extreme thunderstorm watch that had been issued for a lot of Alberta’s foothills, together with the Canmore, Okotoks, Rocky Mountain Home and Sundre, was over.

Monday is slated to be a wet day in Calgary, with 20 to 30 millimetres of precipitation forecasted alongside thunderstorm dangers and a 17 C excessive. The mercury is anticipated to climb again up after that, nonetheless, with highs within the mid-20s starting Tuesday by means of the weekend.

Some elements of Alberta have seen extreme storms this weekend.

In Ponoka, about 60 kilometres north of Crimson Deer, that included stories of hailstones measuring practically an inch in diameter Sunday which broken some houses within the space.

Western College’s Nationwide Hail Undertaking is looking for stories from Albertans who skilled extreme storms this weekend. These stories will be submitted to their Twitter web page at @NHP_Reports or by utilizing #ABstorm.



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