Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Red Deer and area

By rdnewsNOW staff
July 6, 2018 - 12:32pm Updated: July 8, 2018 - 10:33am

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Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the City of Red Deer and surrounding area.

Meteorologists say conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and large hail.

Thunderstorms are forecast to develop this afternoon that will track to the east and are likely to persist into the evening.

The severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for:

City of Red Deer

Red Deer Co. near Penhold Innisfail and Bowden
Red Deer Co. near Pine Lake
Red Deer Co. near Spruce View and Red Lodge Prov. Park
Red Deer Co. near Elnora Lousana and Delburne
Red Deer Co. near Sylvan Lake and Stephansson House

Lacombe Co. near Clive Alix and Mirror
Lacombe Co. near Eckville
Lacombe Co. near Lacombe Blackfalds and Bentley

Ponoka Co. near Ponoka and Maskwacis

Co. of Stettler near Big Valley
Co. of Stettler near Botha and Gadsby
Co. of Stettler near Byemoor and Endiang
Co. of Stettler near Donalda
Co. of Stettler near Stettler Nevis and Rochon Sands

Camrose Co. near Bashaw and Meeting Creek

Co. of Paintearth near Halkirk and Big Knife Prov. Park

Flagstaff Co. near Forestburg and Galahad

LOCATED: Joseph Desjarlais, 20, of Ponoka

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