Strathmore and area were under a tornado watch Wednesday afternoon, Environment Canada sent an update for the area at 7 pm when the tornado watch ended. 

Conditions were favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms which may produce tornadoes.

In the event of a tornado, it is recommended you take the following actions: Go indoors to a room on the lowest floor, away from outside walls and windows, such as a basement, bathroom, stairwell or interior closet. Leave mobile homes, vehicles, tents, trailers and other temporary or free-standing shelter, and move to a strong building if you can.

For more information visit Environment Canada's website To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #ABStorm.

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