Severe weather

Cloud seeding captain Joel Zimmer stands in front of a top seeder aircraft – King Air C90B – at the Red Deer Regional Airport. The plane is one of two cloud seeding aircraft at the airport. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

Welcome to Canada’s Hail Alley

Alberta gets most frequent and intense hailstorms in all of the country

Cloud seeding captain Joel Zimmer stands in front of a top seeder aircraft – King Air C90B – at the Red Deer Regional Airport. The plane is one of two cloud seeding aircraft at the airport. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
Cleanup from Hanna spurs fear amid COVID-19 surge in Texas

Cleanup from Hanna spurs fear amid COVID-19 surge in Texas

Cleanup from Hanna spurs fear amid COVID-19 surge in Texas

Cleanup from Hanna spurs fear amid COVID-19 surge in Texas
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Red Deer region

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Red Deer region

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Red Deer and…

  • Jul 23, 2020
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Red Deer region
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Red Deer

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Red Deer

Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be…

  • Jul 22, 2020
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Red Deer
Central Alberta has been put on a severe thunderstorm watch for Thursday July 9, 2020. Submitted.

Severe thunderstorm warning for Central Alberta

Central Alberta expected to have severe thunderstorms roll through Thursday June 9, 2020.

Central Alberta has been put on a severe thunderstorm watch for Thursday July 9, 2020. Submitted.
At least 7 dead as storms hit Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana

At least 7 dead as storms hit Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana

At least 7 dead as storms hit Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana

At least 7 dead as storms hit Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana
Storms tear through South amid pandemic; more than 30 dead

Storms tear through South amid pandemic; more than 30 dead

Storms tear through South amid pandemic; more than 30 dead

Storms tear through South amid pandemic; more than 30 dead
People walk past buildings damaged by storms Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Tornadoes devastate Tennessee, killing at least 19 people

The disaster affected voting in Tennessee, one of 14 Super Tuesday states

People walk past buildings damaged by storms Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding buildings and killing multiple people. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
The storm north of Rocky Mountain House on Sunday triggered severe weather alerts. (Photo by storm chaser Braydon Morisseau)

Summer weather events create warnings, but also anxiety for some people

‘I get very nervous with storms,’ says woman who responded to Pine Lake tornado

The storm north of Rocky Mountain House on Sunday triggered severe weather alerts. (Photo by storm chaser Braydon Morisseau)
Photo of pool ball-sized hail northwest of Olds Sunday evening, taken by Braydon Morisseau and posted on Twitter.

Sunday’s severe weather warnings reminder to be prepared

Central Alberta saw tornado watches, warnings, rain and hail

Photo of pool ball-sized hail northwest of Olds Sunday evening, taken by Braydon Morisseau and posted on Twitter.