Severe Alberta weather leaves cars damaged, lined up along the highway |

Hail the size of softballs fell from the sky Monday as a storm ripped through central and southern Alberta.

Vehicles had pulled off the Queen Elizabeth II Highway on Monday evening between Calgary and Red Deer to wait out a hail storm that had damaged many cars.

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According to the RCMP, 70 vehicles had their windshields and windows smashed out by the storm.

First responders from Innisfail had set up a triage station for those who need help, RCMP told Global News.

Both north- and southbound lanes were impacted, however there were no road closures as of Monday at 9 p.m.

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