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