Environment Canada officials are warning of a thunderstorm capable of producing hail southeast of Calgary.

The severe thunderstorm warning covers:

  • Cypress Co. near CFB Suffield
  • Cypress Co. near McNeill and Sandy Point District Park
  • S.A. 2 near Bindloss Empress and Social Plains
  • S.A. 2 near Buffalo and Cavendish​

"Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing strong wind gusts, dime to nickel size hail and heavy rain," according to Environment Canada's website.

"Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. In Canada, lightning kills up to 10 people every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors."