Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 7:00 am EST, which shows a stationary front across Central Alberta. This front likely triggered thunderstorms across Central Alberta, which ultimately led to this tornado.
According to Environment and Climate Change Canada (2018), an F1 tornado touched down near Mayerthorpe, 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 May 13, 1982 [PDF]. Retrieved from https://library.noaa.gov/Collections/Digital-Collections/US-Daily-Weather-Maps
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/