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…

Lac Ste. Anne County declares state of agricultural disaster

The “volume and frequency of precipitation in 2019” prompted Lac Ste. Anne County council to declare a state of agricultural disaster on Wednesday, according to a post on the county’s Facebook page. The post said the significant rainfall in the…

Strong wind gusts, nickel-sized hail, heavy rain possible in parts of central Alberta

After severe weather struck parts of central Alberta a day earlier, Environment Canada issued a new round of severe thunderstorm warnings for areas in that part of the province on Thursday afternoon. Shortly before 4:30 p.m., the weather agency said…

Environment and Climate Change Canada releases more details about Wednesday’s wild weather in Alberta

Environment Canada has released some details about the severe weather that hit parts of Alberta on the last day of July. An unstable air mass created widespread severe thunderstorm watches, warnings and a tornado warning too. READ MORE: Tornado warnings…