The cold continues

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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

Cold Cabin Fever

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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

Extreme Cold

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Brrrr! Most of Alberta has an Extreme Cold Warning today. The Athabasca University weather station is reporting -35 Celsius right now (9:05 PM).   Even Calgary has an extreme cold warning. Layer up and stay warm!

Low December Sun

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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

Have snow?

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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

Heat Warning

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Last week we had a rain warning combined with a wind warning. This week the weather has changed and we have heat warnings! From Environment Canada: Alerts for: Westlock – Barrhead – Athabasca 3:37 PM MDT Wednesday 20 June 2018 … Continued

Still raining

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We’ve had rain and high winds, with power out for 20 hours last night. Couldn’t even BBq for dinner as the rain was coming in sideways underneath the shelter. The plants don’t mind, except for the trees. A few down … Continued

Fresh Snow

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🙂 Made the roads pretty messy (especially in Edmonton), but nice for the ski trail. Winter can be fun!

First ski of 2018

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This is the first time I’ve gone cross-country skiing since December 9, 2017. After December 9th the weather turned very warm and our snow disappeared. Then over Christmas the temperature dropped. An extreme cold warning was issued and we had … Continued