28 July 2010

28th July 2010 - Wednesday

High: 28.5
Low: 10.5
Days we didn't see any sun: (48)
Days swept snow from drive (0)
Days shovelled snow from drive (14)

It was bright and warm start with a bit of light cloud. Temperatures rose to +27 and it was very hot. We started to get rumblings of thunder at around 7pm when it clouded over.

The following weather watch is in place:
Severe thunderstorm watch for: Okotoks, High River & Claresholm

Severe thunderstorms are expected this evening.

This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds.

Monitor weather conditions...Listen for updated statements. If threatening weather approaches take immediate safety precautions.

A warm and humid airmass over the province today is producing intense thunderstorms this evening. These storms have developed along the foothills and will slowly move eastward. The main concerns with these storms are marble to quarter sized hail, heavy downpours, and strong gusty winds.

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