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Severe thunderstorm warnings ended for Calgary, parts of southwestern Alberta

A thunderstorm warning was issued for Calgary on July 7, 2019.
A thunderstorm warning was issued for Calgary on July 7, 2019. Kaylen Small/Global News

Severe thunderstorm warnings were ended for Calgary and surrounding areas on Sunday night.

On Saturday, a warning for Kananaskis and Canmore went from 4:20 p.m. to 5 p.m., according to Environment Canada.‚Äč

The warning for Nordegg and Forestry Trunk Road Highway 734 went from 4:30 p.m. to 6:20 p.m.

The warning for Okotoks, High River and Claresholm was from 4:30 p.m. to 6:40 p.m.

Calgary’s warning was in effect from 4:45 p.m. until 5:45 p.m.

The warning for Airdrie, Cochrane, Olds, Sundre, Rocky Mountain House and Caroline went from 4:50 p.m. to 6:20 p.m.

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All following warnings were ended by 10 p.m. on Sunday night.

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The storm rolling into Calgary Stampede grounds on July 6, 2019.
The storm rolling into Calgary Stampede grounds on July 6, 2019. Brian Pshyk/Global News
The storm moving into Calgary on July 6, 2019.
The storm moving into Calgary on July 6, 2019. Courtesy: Suncor Camera
The storm rolling into Calgary Stampede grounds on July 6, 2019.
The storm rolling into Calgary Stampede grounds on July 6, 2019. Brian Pshyk/Global News
The storm moving into Calgary on July 6, 2019.
The storm moving into Calgary on July 6, 2019. Courtesy: Calgary Herald Camera

The agency’s meteorologists said the storm could produce very strong wind gusts, up to nickel-sized hail and heavy rain.

The thunderstorm was near Priddis, moving to the northeast at 35 kilometres per hour, Environment Canada said.

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On Sunday at 7:20 p.m., severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane, Olds and Sundre. The line of thunderstorms was located from Crossfield to Calgary, moving to the east at 30 km/h. The weather agency said the storm would likely impact the north part of Calgary.

The storm could produce very strong wind gusts, up to nickel-sized hail and heavy rain.

The warning for Rocky View County near Cochrane ended close to 8 p.m.

Also near 8 p.m., severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for Brooks, Strathmore, Vulcan, Drumheller, Three Hills, Lloydminster, Wainwright, Vermilion, Provost, Medicine Hat, Bow Island and Suffield.

Calgary’s severe thunderstorm warning ended at around 8:20 p.m.

Environment Canada advised people to take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

Monitor the latest weather conditions and alerts with Environment Canada.

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