High water levels cause overland flooding, road closures in County of Barrhead

Posted May 27, 2020 12:53 am Updated May 27, 2020 12:54 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A number of roads have been closed and overland flooding was reported in the…

‘Rapidly rising water levels’ prompt city to warn Edmontonians to stay away from North Saskatchewan River

The City of Edmonton warned people to stay away from the North Saskatchewan River late Friday afternoon because of its “rapidly rising water levels.” “Water levels are expected to increase three metres in the next 48 hours and could result…

‘Harvest from hell’: 2.7 million acres of canola left buried under snow in Western Canada

Heavy snow and rain during harvest on the Canadian Prairies have left several million acres of canola buried until spring, the latest blow in a miserable year that may compound farmer problems into 2020. Canola is renowned as Canada’s most…

Edmonton’s early August hailstorm resulted in $89M in insured damages: IBC

The cost associated with a vicious hailstorm that slammed into Alberta’s Capital Region earlier this month became much clearer on Tuesday. The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) said the hail that hammered the Edmonton area on Aug. 2 has resulted…

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…