Families in Medicine Hat and Redcliffe are assessing the damage after a terrifying storm destroyed several homes and vehicles.
Another pretty incredible story. This gentlemen saw the wall of rain “shift from one direction to the other” and screamed to take cover while heading for the basement while another gentlemen jumped into the bathtub. Then, the roof “exploded” and was tossed. #ABstorm pic.twitter.com/ktulfGrL3n
— Francis Lavigne-Theriault (@FLTstorm) July 19, 2022
Alberta Emergency Alerts initially said a tornado touched down, but later changed it to a severe thunderstorm.
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— Brandon Houck (@HouckisPokisewx) July 19, 2022
The storm damaged several homes while also taking down trees, knocking power out through the night for thousands in the area.
— abortions for anyone who wants one (@oldhoyden) July 19, 2022
The city is also warning about a downed power line that is partially submerged in the South Saskatchewan River.
— joey (@joeyj992) July 18, 2022