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13 May

When Hail Attacks

It was a year ago today that I met up with Larry Day and Alex Robinson from Pyramid Productions in Olds to do a shoot for the CBC documentary “When Hail Attacks”. Although there were no juicy clouds to see, it was a fun day of chatting about storms and cruising around the Eagle Hill […]

13 Sep

August activity

The longer I wait the more I forget, better make a note of the August goodies around the neighborhood before 2014 arrives. Not a lot to remember this year from the Alberta storm season, other than the hail. Or perhaps you live in Lethbridge. One, maybe two tornadoes, a few nice supercells here and there, […]

23 Jul

July 20 – The beast arrives

The summer of 2013 is going to be a tough one to beat, at least as far as hail is concerned. The damage caused by the Great White Combine is going to be off the scale when everything gets added up. On the 17th, Brandon Brown stopped by and picked me up for an afternoon […]

16 Jul

July 11,14 – Closer to home

July 11th turned into more than I thought it was going to. Soft looking storms brewed up near Rocky early in the afternoon in a northwest flow, I debated even going for a look but curiosity killed the cat as they say. It was a shelfy, cold looking mess for most of the time I […]

11 Jul

July 11 – Hail scars

The first time I saw a hail scar across the farmland of Alberta was in early August 2009 after a brutal night storm tore a strip from Rocky Mountain House almost to the US border, nearly 400km long (link). Now we have five scars in one week, there is a lot of salad in southern […]

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