Researchers looking into whether Alberta’s wild weekend weather may have triggered a tornado: Environment Canada

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WATCH ABOVE: (From July 7, 2019) On Sunday at 5:30 p.m., Environment Canada issued a tornado warning for Vulcan County. Jodi Hughes has more from Calgary Stampede grounds – Jul 7, 2019

Environment Canada has released some data related to storm activity in Alberta over the weekend.

The weather agency said the Prairie and Arctic Storm Prediction Centre is investigating a possible tornado, roughly 18 kilometres west of Lomond in southern Alberta’s Vulcan County.

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Environment Canada said the occurrence was on July 7 at 5:27 p.m. The weather agency is asking for anyone with information regarding this possible tornado to contact them.

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Environment Canada said that hail, up to 5.5 centimetres (chicken egg-sized) in size, was reported 10 km southeast of Nanton.

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Meanwhile, 4.5 cm (golf-ball sized) sized hail was reported 15 km northeast of Champion and 3.3 cm (walnut-sized) hail was reported 5 km west of Vulcan.

Strong winds were also recorded in Alberta. Travers hit 87 km/h and Priddis reached 80 km/h.

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