07/24/2013 19:08 EDT | Updated 09/23/2013 05:12 EDT

Tornado reported near Okotoks in southern Alberta

A tornado has been reported near the Okotoks airport in southern Alberta as a severe thunderstorm rolls through the area.

"Meteorologists are tracking a dangerous thunderstorm that is producing a tornado," says the Environment Canada website. "This is a dangerous and life-threatening situation."

The storm is moving to the southeast at 20 kilometres per hour.

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