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Scary weather system passes through Calgary

Last Updated Jul 22, 2015 at 3:36 pm PDT


Funnel clouds and hail in Calgary

Severe weather but no reports of injuries in Calgary

CALGARY (NEWS 1130) – Funnel clouds spotted south of Calgary early this afternoon caused a tense few hours for those watching the sky in and around the city.

Environment Canada issued a severe weather warning for the area with a system capable of bringing a tornado and large hail.

The southwest portion of Calgary was in the path of the developing system until shortly after 2:00 p.m. local time when the storm moved on to a tornado watch to areas east of Calgary, including the city of Chestermere.

Calgary funnel cloud 2

Calgary funnel cloud 3  

There are no reports of injuries from this latest system.

Environment Canada confirmed a tornado touched down north of Priddis, west of Calgary.

On Tuesday night there was also a brief tornado warning north of the city.