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Rimbey, AB F0 Tornado of August 2, 1984

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Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 7:00 am EST.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 7:00 am on August 2, 1984 showing mean sea-level pressure (MSLP) contours, surface observations, fronts and pressure centres (NOAA, 2020)

According to Environment and Climate Change Canada (2018), an F0 tornado touched down 32 km northwest of Rimbey, AB. The path and width of the tornado was not documented by ECCC.


Sources

NOAA Central Library. (2019). U.S. Daily Weather Maps. Thursday August 2, 1984 [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/