Weather

Willem, Preslie, Mila, Maks and Lexi were active by running through the dancing water fountain at Capstone the day before a heat warning was declared in the city by Environment Canada. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Heat warning issued for Red Deer and central Alberta

Temperatures to remain high until the weekend

Willem, Preslie, Mila, Maks and Lexi were active by running through the dancing water fountain at Capstone the day before a heat warning was declared in the city by Environment Canada. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Red Deer averages 173 mm of rain in June

Precipitation data collected by City of Red Deer

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Data from Environment and Climate Change Canada show that Red Deer surpassed its average rainfall amount in June. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Data from Environment and Climate Change Canada show that Red Deer surpassed its average rainfall amount in June. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
FILE - Environment Canada issued a rainfall warning for Red Deer and central Alberta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Rainfall warning for Red Deer and central Alberta

40 to 60 mm of rain in the forecast

FILE - Environment Canada issued a rainfall warning for Red Deer and central Alberta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Barricades were set up earlier this week at the McKenzie Trail Boat Launch and at other access points to Red Deer River. (Contributed)

Flooding concerns ease in Red Deer

City deactivates emergency operations centre

Barricades were set up earlier this week at the McKenzie Trail Boat Launch and at other access points to Red Deer River. (Contributed)
Barricades are set up the McKenzie Trail Boat Launch and at other access points to Red Deer River. (Contributed)
Barricades are set up the McKenzie Trail Boat Launch and at other access points to Red Deer River. (Contributed)
Heavy rainfall hit Red Deer hard on Tuesday and created some pooling on roads throughout the city. (Photo by Advocate Staff)

UPDATE: Red Deer prepares for potential flooding

Report blocked catch basins to Public Works

Heavy rainfall hit Red Deer hard on Tuesday and created some pooling on roads throughout the city. (Photo by Advocate Staff)
Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for Red Deer and central Alberta. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Rainfall warning issued for Red Deer and central Alberta

80 to 50 mm of rain to fall by Wednesday

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for Red Deer and central Alberta. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
A woman walks her dogs along the beach by Lake Ontario as the sun rises in Toronto on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Higher than normal temperatures across much of the country will offer Canadians a chance to enjoy the summer, but predictions from a prominent national forecaster warn the humidity could welcome a rather stormy season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

B.C. gets a break as hot summer, big storms to sweep much of Canada: Weather Network

Alberta springtime dryness, Manitoba floods should even out into typical Prairie precipitation

A woman walks her dogs along the beach by Lake Ontario as the sun rises in Toronto on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Higher than normal temperatures across much of the country will offer Canadians a chance to enjoy the summer, but predictions from a prominent national forecaster warn the humidity could welcome a rather stormy season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Many central Alberta farmers have been hoping for some rain to give crops a boost. (Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)

Red Deer has been drier than usual for months

May will likely be the third driest May in the last 108 years

Many central Alberta farmers have been hoping for some rain to give crops a boost. (Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)
People walk by the steam clock in Gas Town in downtown Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, December, 31, 2019. Environment Canada warns prolonged rains will drench parts of northern B.C. over the weekend, raising the potential for localized flooding. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Environment Canada warns of heavy rain for parts of northern B.C., flood watch posted

Rainfall warnings issued for North and South Peace River regions

People walk by the steam clock in Gas Town in downtown Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, December, 31, 2019. Environment Canada warns prolonged rains will drench parts of northern B.C. over the weekend, raising the potential for localized flooding. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Central Alberta farmers say they will face whatever the weather brings. (Advocate file photo)

Central Alberta farmers not worried about ‘sizzling’ summer temperatures yet

A hot Alberta summer is in the forecast, according to Farmers’ Almanac

Central Alberta farmers say they will face whatever the weather brings. (Advocate file photo)
March means fluctuating temperatures, and a mix of precipitation, in Red Deer. (Photo by Advocate staff)
March means fluctuating temperatures, and a mix of precipitation, in Red Deer. (Photo by Advocate staff)
Environment and Climate Change Canada says Red Deer should be prepared for a range of weather in early spring. (File photo by ADVOCATE staff)
Red Deer’s snowiest month has begun. (File photo by ADVOCATE staff)

Spring always means a mix of weather for Red Deer

Chance of flurries throughout the week

Environment and Climate Change Canada says Red Deer should be prepared for a range of weather in early spring. (File photo by ADVOCATE staff)
Red Deer’s snowiest month has begun. (File photo by ADVOCATE staff)
Earlier this week an extreme cold warning alert was issued, but Friday’s forecast is for a high of 5 C. (File photo by Black Press news services)

Weather fluctuations normal during winter in Red Deer

‘It’s not over yet, no matter what some little rodent said’

Earlier this week an extreme cold warning alert was issued, but Friday’s forecast is for a high of 5 C. (File photo by Black Press news services)
Shubenacadie Sam looks around after emerging from his burrow at the wildlife park in Shubenacadie, N.S. on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Shubenacadie Sam looks around after emerging from his burrow at the wildlife park in Shubenacadie, N.S. on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Kenneth Wolfe, of Pine Grove, walks along Clubhouse Road by Sweet Arrow Lake County Park in Pine Grove, Pa., on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. (Jacqueline Dormer/Republican-Herald via AP)

East Coast buttons up ahead of snow; Boston could get 2 feet

East Coast buttons up ahead of snow; Boston could get 2 feet

Kenneth Wolfe, of Pine Grove, walks along Clubhouse Road by Sweet Arrow Lake County Park in Pine Grove, Pa., on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. (Jacqueline Dormer/Republican-Herald via AP)