30 July 2010

30th July 2010 - Friday

High: 28.0
Low: 9.5
Days we didn't see any sun: (48)
Days swept snow from drive (0)
Days shovelled snow from drive (14)

It was bright start with hardly any cloud. It was around + 24 by late morning. It did cloud over a bit in the afternoon but it was still very hot.

There was a warning issued on the radio this afternoon that a tournado had touched down in Sundre and was moving South East.

Environment Canada has confirmed a tornado touched down 25 kilometres west-northwest of Sundre. The storm has now been downgraded to a severe thunderstorm warning.

According to early reports, no one was hurt and no property damaged after the tornado made contact with the ground in a field near James River Bridge.

The thunderstom warning and watches are in place for most of Southern Alberta.

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