The Athabasca River breakup is underway. Photos from downtown Athabasca, Alberta.
This morning the entire province of Alberta has an extreme cold warning! February has been very cold, and March is starting with more weather warnings. It doesn’t take much wind for exposed skin to freeze, especially at -30 degrees Celsius. … Continued
Brrrrr. The cold stretch continues, with Extreme Cold Warnings every day. My vehicle really complains during the cold morning starts, despite being plugged in. It’s too cold to ski or stay outside very long. The Environment Canada weather station is … Continued
We are less than two weeks away from the December Solstice. The sun is low this time of year and the days are still getting shorter. Below is a photo of our sun today from roughly the same time. … Continued
At the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918 an armistice was signed in a railroad car parked in a French forest near the front lines. The terms of the agreement called for the cessation … Continued
No problem, Edmonton will send snowplows! Gotta love Alberta. Edmonton sends 30 plows to Calgary to help with the heavy snow – with Oilers Flags too! Additional trucks from Red Deer, Okotoks and Medicine Hat helped with the snow removal. … Continued