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Severe thunderstorm warning no longer in effect in Clearwater County

WATCH ABOVE: Global News meteorologist Jesse Beyer's weather forecast for Edmonton and surrounding areas from about 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019.

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for parts of Yellowhead County in central Alberta late Wednesday afternoon.

“Meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel-sized hail and heavy rain,” Environment Canada said on its website when the warning was issued at 4:42 p.m.

At 6:03 p.m., Environment Canada lifted the warning issued for Yellowhead County.

At 5:23 p.m., the weather agency issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of Clearwater County. As of 6:31 p.m., there were no longer any severe thunderstorm warnings in place in Clearwater County.

At 6:52 p.m., a severe thunderstorm warning was once again issued to parts of Clearwater County. The warning was lifted less than an hour later.

Other areas in central and southern Alberta were under a severe thunderstorm watch as of 8 p.m.

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Watch below: Some videos from Global News’ coverage of weather in central and northern Alberta in August 2019.

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