A thunderstorm watch has been issued for the central Alberta area impacting a number of local counties and areas including the following:  

  • Camrose Co. near Bashaw and Meeting Creek 
  • City of Red Deer 
  • Co. of Paintearth near Halkirk and Big Knife Prov. Park 
  • Co. of Stettler near Big Valley 
  • Co. of Stettler near Botha and Gadsby 
  • Co. of Stettler near Byemoor and Endiang 
  • Co. of Stettler near Donalda 
  • Co. of Stettler near Stettler Nevis and Rochon Sands 
  • Flagstaff Co. near Forestburg and Galahad 
  • Lacombe Co. near Clive Alix and Mirror 
  • Lacombe Co. near Eckville 
  • Lacombe Co. near Lacombe Blackfalds and Bentley 
  • Ponoka Co. near Ponoka and Maskwacis 
  • Red Deer Co. near Elnora Lousana and Delburne 
  • Red Deer Co. near Penhold Innisfail and Bowden 
  • Red Deer Co. near Pine Lake 
  • Red Deer Co. near Spruce View and Red Lodge Prov. Park 
  • Red Deer Co. near Sylvan Lake and Stephansson House 

Environment Canada says conditions are favourable for the development for a storm producing strong wind gusts, large hail, and heavy rain. The storm is also expected to persist for several hours.