A tornado came within 50 km of Calgary on Sunday, hitting near Crossfield alongside gust of up to 130 km/h.
The twister was captured on video and posted to The Weather Network, and viewers can see the swirling mass of air loom ominously above as cars drive nearby.
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According to The Weather Network’s post, this is the ninth tornado to hit Alberta so far this year, with the province usually seeing between 15 to 16 tornadoes annually — the only province that boasts a higher annual average is Saskatchewan at 18.
— 511 Alberta (@511Alberta) July 14, 2019
Take a look below for photos and videos of the natural phenomenon:
— Glen Bell (@GlenBellWX) July 14, 2019
Tornado warning in Crossfield. We were forewarned by this funnel cloud in our rearview mirror! pic.twitter.com/vXQAq2mHDN
— Tommy M (@bumglue) July 14, 2019
— FortisAlberta (@FortisAlberta) July 15, 2019
What a Severe weather Day yesterday July 14 2019 !! Awesome Chase day with some Friends and a Tornado Just Northeast of Crossfield Ab !!! #abstorm #stormchasing #supercell #storms @ReedTimmerAccu pic.twitter.com/NGaTOza0Vb
— Artur Pyzalski (@APyzalski) July 15, 2019
— Jo (@attila_thefun) July 15, 2019
— Stuart Milliner (@stuartmilliner1) July 15, 2019