In the middle of a wind warning that affected much of Southern Alberta on Tuesday, astonishing footage was taken of a transport truck toppling over across the highway.
Video captured by @KyleTWN of a transport truck blown over in southern Alberta on Tuesday demonstrates the power of extreme winds impacting parts of the Prairies through Thursday.
— The Weather Network (@weathernetwork) January 13, 2021
Brittain said crosswinds had become very intense along the stretch of Highway 2 where the truck toppled.
Wind gusts managed to reach as high as 90km/h in the area of the crash, just south of Granum, AB.
In its weather warning, Environment Canada said that winds could be strong enough to cause damage.
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The rest of Alberta has also been experiencing extreme weather conditions, with winter storm, freezing rain, and snowfall warnings being issued in several areas.