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Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Edmonton and area

Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for:

  • City of Edmonton
  • St. Albert
  • Sherwood Park
  • Fort Saskatchewan
  • Sturgeon County
  • Strathcona County
  • Lamont County

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain.

Thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and evening.

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. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes.

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

Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

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

Severe Thunderstorm Watch June 14, 2024