There are about 50 that currently chase storms across the province of Alberta and you'll see their pictures flood your social media accounts when the skies darken and the thunder crackles.
Thunderstorms produce all sorts of dangerous weather, from large hail, to strong winds and even tornadoes, but the most serious situation from a thunderstorm is lightning.
Weather reports across central and northern Alberta on Wednesday were littered with the words “record wind storm” as new marks were set for wind gusts and sustained speeds in several areas.
After several weeks of moderate temperatures, much of Alberta has been hammered by a whollop from winter. Creating white-out conditions in many parts of the province, closing highways in the process and making those which stayed open impassable. The snow has covered the province with a thick blanket, ahead of what looks like a very […]