Officials in Parkland County said Saturday morning there was no significant overnight growth of a wildfire that’s been burning west of Edmonton since Thursday.
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Here’s what’s in store for weather on the second weekend of May in southern and central Alberta, including cooler temperatures and chances of rain.
Spring is here and farmers across the Prairies are getting in the fields. Some areas of southern Alberta have more soil moisture than others.
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.
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.
A wildfire that burned near Standoff, Alta. on Sunday afternoon has been determined to have been started by a nearby sweat lodge session.
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.
This March, farmers in southern Alberta are seeing above-normal temperatures and significantly less snowfall than normal. That has farmers in the area eager to get in the field.