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Hardisty, AB F1 Tornado of July 5, 1988

Lloydminster - Wainwright - Vermillion - Provost


Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 12:00 pm MDT.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 18Z on July 5, 1988 showing mean sea-level pressure (MSLP) contours, surface observations, fronts and pressure centres (WPC, 2017)

According to Environment and Climate Change Canada (2018), an F1 tornado touched down near Hardisty, AB. The path and width of the tornado was not documented by ECCC.


Sources

NWS Weather Prediction Center Surface Analysis Archive. (2017). Surface analysis 18Z Tue Jul 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/