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Alberta storm causes damage from hail, flash floods

Last Updated Jun 14, 2020 at 10:58 am MDT

Marilyn Penny

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – A Saturday Alberta storm has caused major damage due to large hail and flooding around the city.

The severe thunderstorm warning took effect just before 5:30 p.m Saturday.

Videos of large hail coming down from the Northeast and roads flooding all around the city.

Winds up to 60km/h had environment Canada meteorologists tracking a severe thunderstorm in southern Alberta that’s capable of producing a tornado.

Cardston, Lethbridge, and surrounding areas that is capable of producing very strong wind gusts and heavy rain.

The storm is located 20km/h northeast of Del Bonita and is moving northeast at 60km/h.

If you get caught driving through a storm and visibility is reduced, slow down and watch for tail lights to remain safe.

To report severe weather, send an email to abstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ABSTORM.