Provost, AB F2 Tornado of June 18, 1986

Lloydminster - Wainwright - Vermillion - Provost

Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 12:00 pm MDT. There were four tornadoes on this day, the others being:

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 18Z on June 18, 1986 showing mean sea-level pressure (MSLP) contours, surface observations, fronts and pressure centres (WPC, 2017)

According to Environment and Climate Change Canada (2018), an F2 tornado touched down at 8:30 pm MDT in Provost AB. The path and width of the tornado was not documented by ECCC. The tornado caused $100 thousand dollars in property damage.


NWS Weather Prediction Center Surface Analysis Archive. (2017). Surface analysis 18Z Wed Jun 18 1986. Retrieved from:

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