Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Central Alberta

Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening in the areas of Red Deer, Ponoka, Innisfail and Stettler.

Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening in the areas of Red Deer, Ponoka, Innisfail and Stettler.

A low pressure system developing in Alberta will create the potential for severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening.

Thunderstorms are expected to develop along the foothills this afternoon and move to the east and northeast. The main threats with these storms will be heavy rain, large hail and strong wind gusts.

Residents are urged to monitor weather conditions and check for updates. If threatening weather approaches take immediate safety precautions.

If you would like to report severe weather, you can call 1-800-239-0484. Please note, this phone number is only for reporting severe weather.

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