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Environment Canada rates Sask. tornado as EF2
Tornado touchdown on July 5, 2017 near Alida, Sask. (MIKE GLASS/MY NEWS)
Published Friday, July 7, 2017 3:21PM CST
Environment Canada has now rated the tornado that touched down in Saskatchewan on Wednesday evening.
The tornado has been rated an EF2 with associated wind speeds clocked at 180-200 kilometres an hour.
Environment Canada rates tornadoes on an EF scale from 0-5, five being the most severe.
The tornado touched down near the town of Alida and destroyed a family farm house. Baseball sized hail was also confirmed in the area.