Extreme winds, possible twister, cause anxiety in Leduc

RCMP say strong wind, possibly tornado, uproot trees in Leduc on Saturday

  • Jun. 13, 2016 6:00 a.m.

Submitted by Leduc RCMP

On June 11th, 2016 at 3:35 PM the Leduc RCMP responded to a call of a possible small tornado that had touched down in the City of Leduc. RCMP Officers responded to the affected locations on Highway #2, 54th Street and in the Willow Park Estates residential area. The storm caused some damage to residential properties and vehicles and uprooted several trees. The City of Leduc Public Works and Leduc Fire Services attended the area to assist in removal of debris to prevent any possible road hazards.

Contact was made with the residents in the area when it was confirmed there were no injuries sustained to the public. The nature of the storm is unconfirmed at this time and whether the damage was caused by a small tornado or extreme winds.

 

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