Environment Canada has confirmed that at least two tornadoes touched down in Alberta on Monday as it investigates reports that a third twister may have touched down as well.
On Wednesday, the weather agency posted a summary of the stormy evening on its website.
The first of the confirmed tornadoes was spotted by someone near Highway 573 east of Dorothy, Alta., at 5:17 p.m.
“A brief tornado was observed 15 kilometres northeast of Dorothy,” the summary said. “Environment and Climate Change Canada has received no reports of damage. This tornado has been given a preliminary rating of EF0.
At about 6:20 p.m., someone near Youngstown, Alta., spotted another tornado, Environment Canada said.
A potential tornado that is still being investigated and has not been confirmed was spotted near Dorothy at about 5 p.m.
Environment Canada said it would like anyone with photos or video of the tornadoes or their aftermath to email them at email@example.com.
Watch below: Some Global News videos about tornadoes in Alberta.
The weather agency said the stormy weather also resulted in significant hail and wind gusts in parts of the province.
In Drumheller, Alta., tennis-ball-sized hail was reported. In the village of Forestburg, Alta., wind gusts of 118 km/h were reported.
Environment Canada noted that its weather summary “may contain preliminary or unofficial information and does not constitute a complete or final report.”