Alberta Critical Alert – Possible Tornado

At 5:10 pm, a rotating severe thunderstorm was located 20km southwest of Ponoka, moving east at 30 km/hr.  This dangerous storm is likely producing very large hail and may produce a tornado over the next 30 minutes. Communities in the path include: Gull Lake, Morningside and Lacombe.

Be prepared to take shelter immediately in a basement or reinforced structure if a tornado develops. Get low and put as many walls between yourself and the storm as possible. Stay awway from windows, doors and outside walls. If you are on the highway and cannot avaoid the tornado, seek shelter in a ditch or ravine.