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09 Jul

July 8 – Hail week

No shortage of activity for the first week of July in Alberta and hail has been the story almost every day. Stifling heat and humidex numbers over 40 for a lot of the province kept me in the nice cool basement on the 2nd, watching a few nice cells try to bust through the thermonuclear […]

02 Jul

Canada Day Long Weekend

A pretty nice weekend it was too. Lots of warm and sun, things to see every day, the only downside has been the microvampires. Saturday carried the threat of some nice storms rolling out of the hills, but warm air aloft building in from the south held things back a bit, squashing everything south of […]

25 Jun

June 20-22, 2013 – Red Deer River Flood repeat

Water Beautiful and cool, toasty hot. Refreshing. Life sustaining. Frightening. Only one of those descriptions have I heard in the past five days. Every adjective in the thesaurus has been used to describe what has happened to southern Alberta since Thursday. I read of the unthinkable, the unimaginable. The words I was thinking were unavoidable […]

14 Jun

June 12 – The beast is yet to come

June 2013 is going to be one to remember for cloud watchers if the forecast holds up. The first two weeks have mostly accounted for what we normally get for the whole month, and there is a lot more to come. More thundery days than not, lots of rain and even a tornado on the […]

10 Jun

June 5-7, 2013 – Eyes to the sky

The time has come again to watch the hills for darkling shadows. Wet weather has been here and the land is covered in puddles. More fuel for the fire. The first few trips out to storm wash the car this year were no more to talk about than an actual car wash. A few miles […]

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