August 8, 2014 12:46 pm

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Calgary

A menacing cloud looms over Airdrie. Taken August 7, 2014.

Cody Coates / Global News

CALGARY – The City of Calgary is under a severe thunderstorm warning.

Environment Canada says conditions are favourable for the development of severe storms throughout central and southern Alberta.

The storms could bring strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain.

Environment Canada issued the warning just before 11:30 a.m. on Friday.

CLICK HERE to see a complete list of weather alerts throughout Alberta.

WATCH : Hail pummelled the city of Airdrie, causing widespread damage. Now residents are bracing for more severe weather. Bindu Suri reports.

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