Today is a very special day for all of us at Global Calgary as we celebrate 65 years on the air and I am thankful every day to be living in the city I love, working at a job I love and to be doing it at the best television station in Calgary
Paul Dunphy is Global News Calgary’s weather expert weekdays at 5, 6 and 11 p.m.
An endorsed weathercaster of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Dunphy has been delivering the forecast on Global Calgary since 1985.
A native Calgarian, Dunphy is married with children. His favorite pastimes include travelling, reading, skiing, running and weight training. He also holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Dunphy is also an animal lover and his favorite charities include the Calgary Humane Society and AIWC (The Alberta Institute of Wildlife Conservation), as well as Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research.
Groundhogs don’t exist in southern Alberta so we look to Balzac Billy to tell us what the second half of winter will bring.
For the fourth time in 10 years, Calgary is expecting a green Christmas.
If you miss the longer, warmer days of summer, take heart in knowing that after the winter solstice, the days gradually get longer and after January, they also — on average — get warmer.
Studies have shown wild birds that have access to supplemental food sources tend to fare better than birds that don’t, especially in winter.
Frost expected in many communities from Alberta to Manitoba on Tuesday night.
During an El Niño phase, winters tend to be warmer with less precipitation.
Calgary could break an all-time record for heat on Friday.
Sometimes rainstorms produce much more that just rain.
If you will be spending a lot of time outdoors during Stampede, stay hydrated and, if possible, take breaks by seeking out air-conditioned spaces indoors.
The weekend promises to be cooler than normal, with rain and possibly thundershowers likely.
Contrary to popular belief, not all weeds are bad for your garden.
Temperatures are not expected to go below freezing in Calgary during the week ahead, which will take us into the start of our usual frost-free period.
The RPM forecast model predicts heavy downpours in parts of southern Alberta.
Severe thunderstorms are commonplace in Alberta from April through September.