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Alberta under heat warning for August long weekend

1596236391 Alberta under heat warning for August long weekend  - Weather

It’s going to be a scorcher across almost all of Alberta this August long weekend. Environment Canada issued heat warnings Friday afternoon for almost the entire province, with the exception of Banff National Park and mountain areas to the south. “A strong ridge of high pressure will bring above average heat for the long weekend,” […]

Bahamas braces as newly formed Hurricane Isaias continues path toward U.S. coast – National

1596177822 Bahamas braces as newly formed Hurricane Isaias continues path toward  - Weather

New Hurricane Isaias kept on a path early Friday expected to take it to the U.S. East Coast by the weekend as it approached the Bahamas, parts of which are still recovering from the devastation of last year’s Hurricane Dorian. Isaias had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph (130 kph) early Friday and was centred […]

Severe thunderstorms could hit Montreal area Wednesday afternoon – Montreal

1596053223 Severe thunderstorms could hit Montreal area Wednesday afternoon Montreal  - Weather

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for much of Southern Quebec and the Montreal area including Laval, Châteauguay, Laprairie, Longueuil and Varennes. The weather agency says conditions will be favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening. 0:35 Quebec experiences first tornado of 2020, according to Environment Canada Quebec experiences […]

Potential tropical storm expected to hit Puerto Rico, Caribbean by Wednesday – National

Potential tropical storm expected to hit Puerto Rico Caribbean by  - Weather

A weather system heading for the eastern Caribbean was predicted to develop into a tropical storm on Wednesday as forecasters warned Puerto Rico and other islands to prepare for the possibility of dangerous heavy rains and strong winds. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm was expected to move over or near the Leeward […]

South Texas braces for flooding as Hurricane Hanna brings heavy rain – National

South Texas braces for flooding as Hurricane Hanna brings heavy  - Weather

South Texas braced for flooding Sunday after Hanna roared ashore as a hurricane the day before, bringing winds that lashed the Gulf Coast with rain and storm surge to a part of the country trying to cope with a spike in cases of the coronavirus. The first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic cyclone season made […]

Hot weather en route for B.C.’s Southern Interior: Environment Canada – Okanagan

1595690295 Hot weather en route for BCs Southern Interior Environment Canada  - Weather

On the heels of a severe thunderstorm watch that was issued for the North Okanagan and Shuswap on Friday morning, Environment Canada says hot weather will soon hit the southern half of B.C. According to the national weather agency, a strong ridge of high pressure will start building over the Southern Interior, leading to seasonably […]

Heat warning issued for Toronto, could feel like 40 C with humidity – Toronto

1595624217 Heat warning issued for Toronto could feel like 40 C  - Weather

A heat warning has been issued for the City of Toronto by Environment Canada as temperatures are set to rise. Global News chief meteorologist Anthony Farnell said Toronto is still on track for a record-warm July. “Temperatures this weekend will once again top 30 C and increasing humidity levels will make it feel uncomfortable for […]

Heat warning issued for Toronto as humidex expected to reach 40 for several days – Toronto

1594940386 Heat warning issued for Toronto as humidex expected to reach  - Weather

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Toronto with humidex values expected to reach 40 over the next several days. The weather agency said “a hot and humid tropical air mass” will move in on Friday, causing temperatures to remain sweltering until at least Monday. “Temperatures are expected to rise to the low-to-mid 30s […]

Okanagan weather: 30-degree heat returns into next week – Okanagan

1594921903 Okanagan weather 30 degree heat returns into next week Okanagan  - Weather

Clouds will shift back into the Okanagan with a chance of showers on Thursday following a mostly sunny start to the day, with temperatures rebounding from the teens into the upper 20s in the afternoon. Story continues below advertisement The rain risk returns again on Friday, as clouds return and temperatures duck slightly with an […]

Storms produce funnel clouds, smash buildings in southern Manitoba – Winnipeg

1594734584 Storms produce funnel clouds smash buildings in southern Manitoba  - Weather

A summer of wicked weather continued Monday afternoon as damaging storms popped up in southern Manitoba. Altona-area farmer Corey Schroeder’s farm suffered extensive wind damage that toppled grain bins and demolished farm buildings. Grain bins were toppled on Corey Schroeder’s farm Monday. Corey Schroeder/Submitted Schroeder was in his office when it began. Story continues below […]