Severe thunderstorm warnings are in effect for parts of southern and central Alberta.
Environment Canada issued the alert just after 7 p.m. MT Friday. Meteorologists are tracking a system 25 kilometres west of Water Valley and say it is moving to the southeast at 25 kilometres per hour.
The areas under storm warnings are:
- Drumheller - Three Hills
- Hanna - Coronation - Oyen
- Lloydminister - Wainwright - Vermilion - Provost
The system has the potential to produce heavy rain and large hail.
Residents are advised to monitor conditions and take cover if threatening weather approaches.