Right now Airdrie and the surrounding area are under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch.

Conditions are favourable this evening for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and large hail.

"Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees, and overturn large vehicles," said a statement on Environment Canada and Climate Change Canada's website. 

Cochrane, Olds and Sundre are also under the watch.

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