Rotating thunderstorm watches lifted for central Alberta

WATCH ABOVE: Here's Phil Darlington's Tuesday, July 5, 2022 evening weather forecast for Edmonton and the surrounding area.

A critical tornado alert issued for Flagstaff County was lifted on Tuesday afternoon.

According to Alberta Emergency Alert, a tornado was spotted near Alliance moving northeast at 15 km/h at around 2:42 p.m.

A second rotating thunderstorm was also spotted south of Alliance at around 3 p.m. This storm was capable of producing a tornado, Alberta Emergency Alert said.

Alberta Emergency Alert also lifted a critical possible tornado warning for Paintearth County.

A rotating thunderstorm that was capable of producing a tornado was located approximately 5 km northeast of Coronation at 3:05 p.m., emergency officials said.

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