Severe thunderstorm warning issued again for Edmonton

Update 10:12 p.m. – Severe thunderstorm watch ended for City of Edmonton

At 8:54 p.m. MDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

This thunderstorm is located just northwest of Leduc and is moving to the northeast at 40 km/h.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles.

Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

Severe thunderstorm warning issued (again) for Edmonton

Update 7:07 PM – Severe thunderstorm warning lifted for Edmonton. Watch still in effect.

6:20 PM MDT Friday 28 June 2019
Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:

  • City of Edmonton – St. Albert – Sherwood Park

At 6:20 p.m. MDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

This line of thunderstorms is located between Edmonton and Smoky Lake and is moving slowly to the northeast.

Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for City of Edmonton

Update 5:20 p.m. – Severe thunderstorm warning ended for City of Edmonton

At 4:47 p.m. MDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

THis thunderstorm is located over Edmonton and is moving northeast at 15 km/h.

Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for City of Edmonton

Update 6:21PMSevere thunderstorm warning ended for City of Edmonton – St. Albert – Sherwood Park 

At 4:34 p.m. MDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing heavy rain.

This thunderstorm is located over southern Edmonton.

The main threat associated with this storm is locally heavy downpours, which may cause some localized flooding.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

In effect for:

City of Edmonton – St. Albert – Sherwood Park

Funnel cloud advisory issued for Edmonton

Update 8:26PM: – Funnel Cloud Advisory for Edmonton has ended.

Conditions are favourable for the development of funnel clouds this afternoon into early this evening.

These types of funnel clouds are generated by weak rotation under rapidly growing clouds or weak thunderstorms. This weak rotation is normally not a danger near the ground. However, there is a chance that this rotation could intensify and become a weak landspout tornado.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ABstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ABStorm.

In effect for:

City of Edmonton – St. Albert – Sherwood Park

Rainfall warning issued for Edmonton (Up to 75mm by Friday)

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for the city of Edmonton and surrounding areas.

1:43 PM MDT Wednesday 19 June 2019
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • City of Edmonton – St. Albert – Sherwood Park

A long episode of rain, at times heavy, continues.

A Pacific feed of moisture in combination with a developing low pressure system over central Alberta will continue to bring periods of rain to west-central regions. Total rainfall amounts could be as high as 75 mm, before coming to an end on Friday. This warning may be expanded as more information becomes available.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Be prepared for possible winter conditions at higher elevations.

Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.