Alberta Weather

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 08.11.2014 | 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 ...

'Many Homes Are Under Water'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

Overland flooding has caused the Alberta towns of Claresholm and Cardston to declare a local state of emergency. In a 6:35 a.m. update Wednesday m...

Rainfall Warning, Possibility Of Flooding

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Alberta

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for much of southwest Alberta, with the possibility of localized flooding. Kananaskis, Canmore, Cr...

Finally.. A Reason To Celebrate Alberta Weather!

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 05.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

Alberta's summer weather prediction is a reason to rejoice. After what seemed like a particularly long and harsh winter, AccuWeather is predicting ...

Dear Mother Nature: Please Cut Alberta Some Slack

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 05.05.2014 | Canada Alberta

Dear Mother Nature, It's time to cut the people of Alberta some slack. We toiled through what seemed like a particularly harsh winter and this i...

LOOK: Calgary's Crazy Weather Summed Up In One Photo

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

Snowing one minute and bluebird skies the next? Did the temperature just rise 20 degrees in two hours? It's possible you might be in Calgary. A ...

Warm Temperatures Bring Flood Warnings Across Alberta

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

An emergency flood advisory has been expanded in Alberta, as concern over spring runoff grows to include more Alberta communities. The province fir...

LOOK: Monster Icicles So Big They're Scary

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.01.2014 | Canada Alberta

Heads up, Calgary. No, seriously. You need to watch out for those icicles. Mammoth icicles have formed around the city, clinging from eavestroughs,...

You Call THIS Spring?!?

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 03.20.2014 | Canada Alberta

It may technically be the first day of spring, but Mother Nature seems to have different designs for Alberta. People across the province woke to b...

Wind Chill Warnings Across The Province

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada Alberta

Environment Canada has issued wind chill warnings for several areas across Alberta Monday morning. High Prairie and Peace River, along with several...

Dangerously Windy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Alberta

Wicked winds whipping across much of Western Canada on Wednesday ripped down power lines, blew over semi-trailers, tore signs and awnings from their m...

8 Reasons Alberta Is The Best Province In Winter

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

If you've paid any attention to Alberta weather headlines this winter, you're probably thinking, "I could never live there." Yes, we've had some parti...

Is This The Week Residential Roads Finally Get Plowed?

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Monday brings not only a reprieve from the bitter cold that gripped Calgary over the weekend, but it's also the day city crews begin removing snow fro...

EXTREME WIND CHILL

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

An extreme wind chill warning has been issued for parts of eastern Alberta, as cold Arctic air meets winds of 20 to 30 km/h. Temperatures are expec...

LOOK: Calgary Is The Prettiest Place In Canada This Morning

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 12.31.2013 | Canada Alberta

Calgarians woke up to the rare treat of hoar frost this morning, coating trees and covering almost every surface, turning the city into a sparkling, w...

Flash Freeze Causes Major Traffic Headaches

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

The flash freeze warning has ended for Calgary, but now motorists have to contend with nightmare highway and road conditions. Environment Canada h...