A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Red Deer, Ponoka, Innisfail and Stettler.
Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening.
At 10:30 a.m. Thursday Environment Canada issued an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds.
Residents are urged to monitor weather conditions and watch for updates. If threatening weather approaches take immediate safety precautions.
Today’s Environment Canada forecast calls for increasing cloudiness early Thursday afternoon and a 60 per cent chance of showers.