Alberta Foothills Weather

Archive for July, 2007

30 Jul

July 30

Bah. Should have gone south! Was watching a supercell between Rocky and Drayton move due east for over an hour, but things were supposed to explode right here or just south, so I waited. Nothing was happening here so I headed north for Pigeon lake. When I got to Sylvan Lake I could see huge […]

29 Jul

July 29

Wow did I blow it today! Procrastination at it’s worst. Secret weather forecast said Drayton Valley/Edson/Whitecourt were going to get it good. I got a tip that things were going to erupt right here, so I got tied up with something else for the afternoon, after nearly leaving for Drayton shortly after noon. Looked at […]

27 Jul

July 27

Nice lightshow this morning. A cell sat right over the house, building, from about 10pm till about 11:30, when it took off to the northeast with a lightning bolt. Went a few miles to the east and watched it zap Red Deer a few thousand times before it moved off to the NE. Another busy […]

24 Jul

July 24

Started the day off with an early AM light show. Nice! Good way to start a day that has been forecast to be stormy. A nice big cell was moving almost due east from Rocky Mountain House towards Red Deer, so I waited for B to get home and we headed off to Sylvan Lake […]

23 Jul

July 23

Around 5pm a few cells started rolling off the foothills so we headed west to have a look at one south of Caroline. We met up with the target southwest of Spruceview and watched it build up a nice base, then quicky a large mammatus field under the leading edge of the anvil, then the […]

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