Swirling Tornado Passes Through Alberta Town

StoryfulWeatherPublished: June 4, 2017857 views
Published: June 4, 2017

This mesmerizing, swirling tornado over Three Hills, Alberta, Canada, doesn’t look like it’s dangerous. In fact, it looks peaceful as it passes through the town. It touched down at about 5 pm on June 2 and lasted for half an hour. The tornado was moving east at over 30 mph, according to reports, and nearby Morrin and Rowley were in the twister’s path. Twenty-seven minutes after the alert was first issued, Alberta Emergency officials reported the tornado threat was over.

Some of the locals from Three Hills had watched the tornado touch down from their farms. One local said that she has never seen anything like it; the residents have seen their fair share of thunderstorms that go through, but this was a new type of scare. Three Hills RCMP Constable Ron Clarke said that no one was hurt and most of the damage was to one rural property, while the owners weren't home.

When dealing with tornadoes, it is of the utmost importance to take any precautions with your life as well as loved ones. They are extremely dangerous, and have the potential to seriously harm or even kill people that are inside it's debris vicinity. Thankfully, the person behind the camera was a safe distance away and was in no imminent danger.

What would you have done in this situation? Would you evacuate and not look back, or get to a safe distance and observe the beast of a tornado? Leave a comment and let us know!

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