Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 3:00 am MDT, which shows a low pressure system on the Alberta/Saskatchewan border.
Eight tornadoes occurred on this day, the other tornadoes were:
- Aldersyde, AB F1 Tornado
- Minaret, AB F1 Tornado
- Clive, AB F1 Tornado
- Tofield, AB F0 Tornado
- Tofield, AB F1 Tornado
- Dodds, AB F1 Tornado
- Wasel, AB F2 Tornado
According to Environment and Climate Change Canada (2018), an F0 tornado touched down at 11:30 pm MDT in Cypress Hill Provincial Park, AB. The path and width of the tornado was not documented by ECCC.
NWS Weather Prediction Center Surface Analysis Archive. (2017). Surface analysis 09Z Sun Jun 5 1988. Retrieved from: https://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/archives/web_pages/sfc/sfc_archive.php
Environment and Climate Change Canada Data. (2018). Canadian National Tornado Database: Verified Events (1980-2009) – Public. Retrieved from: http://donnees.ec.gc.ca/data/weather/products/canadian-national-tornado-database-verified-events-1980-2009-public/