Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Alberta communities
CALGARY- Southern Alberta residents are being warned to brace for a major storm.
Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for a number of Alberta communities including:
- Brooks, Strathmore, Vulcan
- Cardston, Fort Macleod, Magrath
- Cypress Hills Provincial Park
- Hanna, Coronation, Oyen
- Lethbridge, Taber, Milk River
- Medicine Hat, Bow Island, Suffield
- Okotoks, High River, Claresholm
Forecasters say it could hit late Wednesday afternoon, and could produce damaging wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain.