Consort, AB F1 Tornado of July 1, 1982

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Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 7:00 am EST, which shows a high pressure across Alberta.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 7:00 am on July 1, 1982 showing mean sea-level pressure (MSLP) contours, surface observations, fronts and pressure centres (NOAA, 2020)

According to Environment and Climate Change Canada (2018), an F1 tornado touched down at 7:00 pm near Consort, AB. The path and width of the tornado was not documented by ECCC. No property damage was documented for this tornado.


NOAA Central Library. (2019). U.S. Daily Weather Maps. Thursday July 1, 1982 [PDF]. Retrieved from

Environment and Climate Change Canada Data. (2018). Canadian National Tornado Database: Verified Events (1980-2009) – Public. Retrieved from: