June 28th SK/AB severe weather outbreak summary

Weather summary for Alberta issued by Environment Canada at 1:30 p.m. MDT Saturday 29 June 2019. Thunderstorms affected much of central and north-eastern Alberta Friday, June 28, prompting severe thunderstorm watches and warnings. Tornadoes and severe hail were reported. The following is a summary of weather event information received by Environment and Climate Change Canada as of 2:00 pm MDT, Saturday, June 29.

Tornado Touchdown (waterspout) Near Cold Lake on June 28 Confirmed On the evening of June 28, a severe thunderstorm moved through the Cold Lake area. Environment Canada received multiple reports of Quarter sized hail (24 mm) and a tornado (waterspout) over Cold Lake, near North Bay, which moved over land and dissipated about 10 minutes after formation. Preliminary storm assessment: Time: 8:26 pm MDT Location: 15 km north of Cold Lake Damage: no damage reported at this time Preliminary Rating: EF0 Estimated Wind Speed: 105-137 km/h


Tornado Touchdown Near Lac la Biche on June 28 Confirmed On the evening of June 28, a severe thunderstorm moved through the Lac la Biche area. Environment Canada received multiple reports of Toonie sized hail (29 mm) and a tornado. Preliminary storm assessment: Time: 5:45 pm MDT Location: 15 km east of Lac la Biche Damage: no damage associated with the tornado at this time, hail damage to vehicles Preliminary Rating: EF0 Estimated Wind Speed: 105-137 km/h

Tornado Touchdown Near Slave Lake on June 28 Confirmed On the evening of June 28, a severe thunderstorm moved through the Slave Lake area. Environment Canada received a report of a tornado. Preliminary storm assessment: Time: 6:45 pm MDT Location: 20 km southeast of Slave Lake, near the Smith turnoff Damage: no damage associated with the tornado at this time Preliminary Rating: EF0 Estimated Wind Speed: 105-137 km/h

Reported Damage Near Thorhild on June 28 Possible Tornado On the afternoon of June 28, a severe thunderstorm moved through the Thorhild area. Environment and Climate Change Canada received a report of a funnel cloud, possible tornadic damage, and quarter to nickel sized hail. At this time, there is insufficient evidence to confirm that a tornado has touched down; however, Environment and Climate Change Canada meteorologists continue to investigate and will update if more information becomes available.

The following are hail reports received on Friday, June 28: Quarter to Nickel sized hail (24-21 mm) Thorhild Quarter sized hail (24 mm) Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement Toonie to Loonie sized hail (29-27 mm) in Edmonton Toonie to Quarter (29-24 mm) sized Lac la Biche Nickel sized hail (21 mm) Fort Saskatchewan Golf ball to Nickel sized (45-21 mm) Cold Lake Environment and Climate Change Canada meteorologists are actively seeking any pictures of damage this weather may have caused. Should you have any information regarding these events, or to report severe weather at any time, please call 1-800-239-0484, send an email to abstorm@canada.ca, or tweet to #abstorm and @ECCCweatherAB. Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial information and does not constitute a complete or final report. End/PASPC


Weather summary for Saskatchewan issued by Environment Canada at 11:45 a.m. CST Saturday 29 June 2019. Discussion. A line of thunderstorms passed through southern Saskatchewan overnight Friday, June 28 prompting Environment and Climate Change Canada to issue thunderstorm watches and warnings.

Golf ball sized hail (45 mm) 3 kilometres north of Crane Valley Toonie sized hail (29 mm) 5 kilometres west of Pierceland Loonie sized hail (27 mm) 3 kilometres east of Cardross Thunderstorms moved eastward into north-western Saskatchewan overnight.

Tornado Reports Received by Environment and Climate Change Canada near Pierceland on June 28. On the evening of June 28, at approximately 10:15 pm, Environment Canada received two reports of a tornado 5 kilometres west of Pierceland. There were no reports of any damage associated with the tornado. At this time, the tornado is categorized as probable. Environment and Climate Change Canada meteorologists continue to investigate and will update if more information becomes available. Environment and Climate Change Canada meteorologists are actively seeking any pictures of damage this weather may have caused. Should you have any information regarding these events, or to report severe weather at any time, please call 1-800-239-0484, send an email to skstorm@canada.ca, or tweet to #skstorm and @ECCCweatherSK. Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial information and does not constitute a complete or final report. End/PASPC

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