Weather

Environment Canada issued a wind warning for parts of central Alberta on Jan. 13, 2021. (Black Press file photo)

Wind warning issued for central Alberta

Warning in effect for Red Deer

 

Alysa Pederson, meteorlogist with Environment and Climate Change Canada, says Red Deerians should enjoy the nice weather while they can because temperatures may drop. (File photo by Advocate staff)

A cold February expected for Red Deer

Waiting for the winter boot to drop

 

Denise Dutton walks in the snow while shopping on Brookside Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, in Tulsa, Okla. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)

Heavy snow expected in Texas; storm could spawn tornadoes

Heavy snow expected in Texas; storm could spawn tornadoes

 

Snowy weather is expected to blanket much of the Prairies this weekend, although central Alberta will escape the worst of it. (File photo by Black Press Media)

Snow expected in central Alberta on Saturday

Edge of huge storm expected to pummel Saskatchewan likely to leave a little snow here

Snowy weather is expected to blanket much of the Prairies this weekend, although central Alberta will escape the worst of it. (File photo by Black Press Media)
Tourists walk on the beach as the tail end of Hurricane Zeta makes landfall in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, early Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2020. Zeta is leaving Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula on a path that could hit New Orleans Wednesday night. (AP Photo/Tomas Stargardter)

Gulf Coast braces, again, for hurricane as Zeta takes aim

Gulf Coast braces, again, for hurricane as Zeta takes aim

Tourists walk on the beach as the tail end of Hurricane Zeta makes landfall in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, early Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2020. Zeta is leaving Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula on a path that could hit New Orleans Wednesday night. (AP Photo/Tomas Stargardter)
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement that includes snow for central Alberta. (File photo by ADVOCATE staff)

Snowy Friday in the forecast for central Alberta

10 cm of snow possible by Friday afternoon

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement that includes snow for central Alberta. (File photo by ADVOCATE staff)
Leaves are starting to show their autumn colours at Bower Ponds on Monday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Pleasant start to autumn

Above average temperature for the week

Leaves are starting to show their autumn colours at Bower Ponds on Monday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Hurricane Sally unleashes flooding, hundreds rescued

Hurricane Sally unleashes flooding, hundreds rescued

Hurricane Sally unleashes flooding, hundreds rescued

Hurricane Sally unleashes flooding, hundreds rescued
The Weather Network released its fall forecast, in a story on Sept. 14, 2020. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
The Weather Network released its fall forecast, in a story on Sept. 14, 2020. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Chantel Spiers submitted this photograph of an interesting cloud formation near Gull Lake on Saturday, just before 9 p.m. It’s just part of the dramatic weather central Albertans have witnessed this season.
Chantel Spiers submitted this photograph of an interesting cloud formation near Gull Lake on Saturday, just before 9 p.m. It’s just part of the dramatic weather central Albertans have witnessed this season.
Heat wave: Central Alberta communities tie temperature records
Heat wave: Central Alberta communities tie temperature records
Powerful derecho leaves path of devastation across Midwest

Powerful derecho leaves path of devastation across Midwest

Powerful derecho leaves path of devastation across Midwest

Powerful derecho leaves path of devastation across Midwest
Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Grayson McDonald, 8, of Red Deer, gets soaked at the Spray & Play. The high is expected to hit 28 C Wednesday, with higher-than-normal temperatures continuing through Sunday.

Heat wave hits region

Spray parks are open for business

Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Grayson McDonald, 8, of Red Deer, gets soaked at the Spray & Play. The high is expected to hit 28 C Wednesday, with higher-than-normal temperatures continuing through Sunday.
Water flooded streets in Sylvan Lake after a severe rain storm early Thursday morning. (Photo from #Pdr Solutions on Twitter)
Water flooded streets in Sylvan Lake after a severe rain storm early Thursday morning. (Photo from #Pdr Solutions on Twitter)
Opening day at the Lacombe Corn Maze at the Kraay Family Farm is July 17. (Photo contributed)

Central Alberta farmers hope for heat

80 per cent good to excellent crops

Opening day at the Lacombe Corn Maze at the Kraay Family Farm is July 17. (Photo contributed)
Siding company scrambling to keep up with demand after massive hail storm

Siding company scrambling to keep up with demand after massive hail storm

Siding company scrambling to keep up with demand after massive hail storm

Siding company scrambling to keep up with demand after massive hail storm
‘Damage is extraordinary:’ Calgary mayor wants government help after hailstorm

‘Damage is extraordinary:’ Calgary mayor wants government help after hailstorm

‘Damage is extraordinary:’ Calgary mayor wants government help after hailstorm

‘Damage is extraordinary:’ Calgary mayor wants government help after hailstorm
Wind warning issued for central Alberta

Wind warning issued for central Alberta

City of Red Deer and Lacombe under wind warning

Wind warning issued for central Alberta
Predicting seasonal weather patterns is tricky, says Environment Canada, so there’s good reason to hope this summer won’t be cooler than average.

Expect a wetter summer, with normal temperatures, says Environment Canada

Long-range summer forecast hard to predict and only right about half the time

Predicting seasonal weather patterns is tricky, says Environment Canada, so there’s good reason to hope this summer won’t be cooler than average.
Snow expected in Red Deer and other parts of central Alberta Monday

Snow expected in Red Deer and other parts of central Alberta Monday

Spring is on hold in central Alberta. Heavy snow fall is on…

Snow expected in Red Deer and other parts of central Alberta Monday