Source: Jodi Hughes, Global News, July 15, 2019 

Environment Canada confirms a tornado touched down near Crossfield.

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) confirmed a weak EF0 tornado touched down two kilometres northeast of Crossfield at around 2:15 p.m. Sunday, marking the 12th confirmed twister of the season.

In its weather summary Sunday night, Environment Canada reported a holiday trailer had been destroyed after it flipped over. It estimated wind speeds associated with this tornado were probably between 90 and 130 km/h.

According to the weather agency, Alberta typically sees an average of 15 tornadoes per year with the peak season starting mid-to-late June and ending early-to-mid August.

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