Here’s what’s in store for weather on the first weekend of May in southern and central Alberta, including cooler temperatures and chances of rain.
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April is the month most Alberta beekeepers receive their shipments of imported bees, but this year those essential deliveries just aren’t arriving.
Not everyone is sad about the snow in Calgary on Sunday. Farmers say they’re thankful for the moisture as seeding gets underway.
A sharp drop in temperatures, strong north wind and snowfall amounts of up to 15 centimetres make up the weather story for much of Alberta Sunday.
Thirty-seven per cent of Canadians say they don’t know how to protect their homes from flooding.
Parks Canada said the avalanche was on the northeast face of Haddo Peak, at the far end of Lake Louise.
On Friday, more than 24 hours after the fire broke out, firefighters remained on scene at an acreage west of Cochrane, near Highway 1A putting out hotspots.
An Alberta man says he did all he could to try to protect his family’s property from a wildfire near Claresholm last Sunday, before the smoke became too thick and he had to flee.
Strong winds with gusts in excess of 90 to 100 kilometres per hour were expected in parts of Alberta Thursday afternoon and evening.
A wildfire that burned near Standoff, Alta. on Sunday afternoon has been determined to have been started by a nearby sweat lodge session.
A wind warning is in effect for Calgary with gusts between 90 and 100 kilometres an hour expected Monday, according to Environment Canada.
In southwestern Alberta, snowfall will intensify along the eastern slopes of the Rockies on Sunday night, “bringing up to 20 centimetres of snow by Tuesday morning.”
Wildfire season started in Alberta on March 1 and it runs until Oct. 31. Preparations are already well underway for the 2021 wildfire season.
Environment Canada says 19 new record highs were set in Alberta on Thursday as the province continues to see above-seasonal temperatures.
The meeting followed a June 13 hail storm in northeast Calgary that caused at least $1.2 billion in damage.