This Alberta wildfire season has seen most hectares burned since 1981

According to the most recent numbers, wildfires in Alberta so far this season have burned about 817,256 hectares — the largest area in 38 years. In 1981, wildfires in Alberta burned 1,357,305 hectares. READ MORE: Tough return for Paddle Prairie…

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Edmonton area Friday afternoon

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing strong wind and major hail could hit Edmonton on Friday afternoon, according to Environment Canada. “Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or…

Farmer sees barn destroyed as severe storm hits southern Alberta

A severe thunderstorm warning was upgraded to a tornado warning late Thursday afternoon for parts of southern Alberta. Although the emergency alert was dropped within 40 minutes, damage from the severe wind gusts will last much longer for one local…