***Update ... severe thunderstorm watch ended at 8:10 p.m.***


A severe thunderstorm watch was issued for the Town of Strathmore and surrounding areas at 10:30 Wednesday morning. 

Areas included in the thunderstorm watch:

  • Strathmore
  • Wheatland County 
  • Rockyview County 
  • Brooks, Bassano, and the County of Newell 
  • Vulcan County 

Expect this weather to stick around early into this afternoon and extend into the evening.

Funnel clouds forming is also possible later in the afternoon, if conditions are favourable, on Tuesday evening the area was also under a Tornado watch at this time Environment Canada has only issued a thunderstorm watch. 

The local full five day forecast can be found at strathmorenow.com/weather

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

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