Severe thunderstorm warning issued for parts of west-central Alberta

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for parts of Yellowhead County on Saturday afternoon. Shortly before 2:30 p.m., Environment Canada said its meteorologists were “tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel-sized hail and…

Frost advisories issued for parts of central Alberta, areas north of Calgary

Jack Frost may be nipping at your plants and crops before Tuesday if you live north of Calgary or in various parts of central Alberta. Environment Canada issued a frost advisory for those areas on Monday afternoon. “A ridge of…

Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for parts of southern and central Alberta

A number of areas in southern and central Alberta were issued a severe thunderstorm warning on Wednesday afternoon. “Meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to toonie-sized hail and heavy rain,” Environment Canada…

Severe thunderstorm watch, smoky skies bulletin issued for B.C.’s Southern Interior

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for most of B.C.’s Southern Interior. “An approaching upper-level disturbance will bring conditions favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening,” Environment Canada said on Saturday. “These thunderstorms are capable…

Alberta tornado count for 2019 now at 22 with 2 twisters upgraded in severity

There have been 22 probable or confirmed tornadoes in the province so far this year, far surpassing Alberta’s 30-year average of 12 annually. Story continues below Environment and Climate Change Canada said after on-site damage surveys were carried out by…