Vegreville, AB F1 Tornado of June 23, 1985

Fort Saskatchewan - Vegreville - Redwater - Smoky Lake

Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 7:00 am EST. Two tornadoes occurred on this day, the other one was:

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 7:00 am on June 23, 1985 showing mean sea-level pressure (MSLP) contours, surface observations, fronts and pressure centres (NOAA, 2020)

According to Environment and Climate Change Canada (2018), an F1 tornado touched down at 7:30 pm MDT near Vegreville, AB. The path and width of the tornado was not documented by ECCC.


NOAA Central Library. (2019). U.S. Daily Weather Maps. Sunday June 23, 1985 [PDF]. Retrieved from

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