Alberta Weather

Hot Enough For You? It's Only Going To Get Hotter..

CBC | Posted 06.26.2015 | Canada Alberta

The wild swings in weather have even inspired a new term in climate circles called "weather whiplash."

Alberta's So Dry, One Town Just Had To Cancel Their Fireworks

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - As much of Alberta faces dry and windy conditions, officials are taking measures to prevent wildfires from starting.Throughout parts of nor...

Alberta's In For A Hot Summer, But It's Not Necessarily A Good Thing

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

Get out those kiddie pools, Alberta.

Alberta's Warm Winter Forces Ski Hill To Close Early

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

While much of the country is contending with frigid temperatures and mountains of snow (we're so sorry, Eastern Canada) one ski hill in Alberta is shu...

This Is What's Causing Alberta's Super Weird Weather

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Alberta

Overnight rain in Edmonton and shirt sleeves in Calgary.

Alberta's 2015 Off To A Frosty Start

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.05.2015 | Canada Alberta

2015 is certainly off to a frosty start. Parts of northern Alberta are under an extreme cold warning, and things remain frigid in central and sout...

Edmonton Winter Bingo Tells The True Story Of Winter

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 12.03.2014 | Canada Alberta

Edmonton Winter Bingo: Where all your weather complaints and depressing observations are turned into a fun game. Cartoonist Chad Huculak has come ...

Southern Albrrrrta In A Deep Freeze

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 11.30.2014 | Canada Alberta

Calgary is no longer facing snow squall conditions, but a deep freeze is settling over the city and much of southern Alberta. Environment Canada is...

Sorry, Edmonton: More Snow And Cold To Come

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

Sorry, Edmonton. There's plenty more snow and cold weather to come. Alberta's capital city has been pummeled by as much as 30 centimetres of snow ...

Alberta's Winter Might Not Be Too Terrible.. Maybe

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada Alberta

It looks like Mother Nature might smile down on Alberta this winter. Accuweather.com is predicting a milder, if not blustery, winter for much of w...

Alberta's Severe Weather Problem

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 09.11.2014 | Canada Alberta

Calgary city crews are already hard at work, cleaning up and assessing damage caused by this week's nasty summer snowstorm. And while the Insuranc...

'What A Way To Wake Up In The Morning'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 09.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

Fall is still two weeks away, but Mother Nature clearly has different weather plans for Alberta. People around the province woke up to snow Monday...

Fake Weather Warning Captures Calgary's All-Too-Real Pain

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

Sometimes it takes fiction to capture the true nature of terrible pain. This is one of those times. Calgary is coping with unseasonably cold weathe...

This City Could See Snow Tomorrow

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 09.07.2014 | Canada Alberta

It's time to dig out those winter coats and boots...even if it still feels a bit early. Environment Canada is predicting as much as five centimetr...

Autumn Doesn't Exist In This Province, Apparently

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 09.03.2014 | Canada Alberta

So much for autumn in Alberta. Ok. Maybe that's a bit dramatic, but snow was spotted in the Rocky Mountains this morning, after Sunshine Village's ...

Scammers Prey On Hail Storm Victims

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada Alberta

Airdrie RCMP are warning residents about door-to-door scams linked to last week's hail storm. Police say fraudsters are showing up on doorsteps, p...

Hail Storm Called 'Catastrophe Event'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada Alberta

The damage caused by a series of massive hail storms that pummeled Airdrie last week is expected to cost more than $25 million. The Insurance Bure...

HOLY HAIL!

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Massive hail damaged homes and cars near Airdrie, Alta., Thursday while something called a "gustnado" appears to have touched down on the ou...

► Lightning Touches Down, Ignites Building

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Alberta

Here's some proof that lightning storms deserve our respect and our caution. A home video shot during Wednesday evening's storm over Edmonton appea...

Tennis Ball-Size Hail.. Literally

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.17.2014 | Canada Alberta

Parts of Calgary, Airdrie, Sundre and Balzac took a beating Thursday afternoon the skies opened up, pelting down massive hail stones. Chunks, somet...

Tornado Watch

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.17.2014 | Canada Alberta

Environment Canada has issued a tornado watch for much of southern Alberta. Airdrie, Cochrane, Olds, Sundre, Drumheller, Three Hills, Hanna, Coron...

'Quite A Bit Of Damage'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

The Alberta government says as many as 500 homes have experienced some sort of flooding because of heavy rains in the southwestern part of the provinc...

Flood Fears Ease, Not As Dire As Expected

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

Ten southern Alberta communities remain under a state of emergency, their eyes focused on water levels in nearby rivers and tributaries, but the fear ...

Some Evacuate, Others Hold Ground

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

Improved forecasts Wednesday were lifting soggy spirits in southern Alberta where heavy rainfall and swollen rivers had residents worried about evacua...

Medicine Hat, Lethbridge County Brace For The Worst

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - There are concerns Medicine Hat could see flooding similar to what happened a year ago as heavy rains continue to soak areas to the west of ...