Weather events

Aug

10
2017

Crews from 34 states arrive to help with destructive Montana fires – CBS News

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Cbsnews.com reports that...

Wildland Firefighters battle the Bridge Coulee Fire, part of the Lodgepole Complex, east of the Musselshell River, north of Mosby, Mont., on July 21, 2017.

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Aug

10
2017

Thousands flee wildfires burning in the US and Canada – NEWS 1130

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News1130.com reports that...

About 4,000 people evacuated and another 7,400 were told to prepare to leave their homes as fire swept through grassy foothills in the Sierra Nevada, about 60 miles north of Sacramento, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said Sunday.

Read more at www.news1130.com


Aug

10
2017

Thousands forced out of Williams Lake due to raging B.C. wildfires | CTV News

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Ctvnews.ca reports that...

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. Thousands of Williams Lake, B.C., residents are being forced from their homes as high winds fan a wildfire burning next to the community.

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Aug

10
2017

Hot, dry conditions lead to dozens of new B.C. wildfires | CTV News

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Ctvnews.ca reports that...

KAMLOOPS, B.C. A combination of lightning and tinder-dry conditions has led to more than two dozen new wildfires starting in British Columbia over a two-day period.

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Aug

10
2017

‘It is just too much’: Lucifer heat wave stifles parts of Europe – World – CBC News

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Cbc.ca reports that...

A relentless heat wave gripping parts of Europe this week has sent temperatures soaring to record highs for several days, causing at least two deaths and prompting authorities to issue severe weather warnings.

Read more at www.cbc.ca


Aug

10
2017

B.C. heat wave brings record-breaking temperatures, poor air quality

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Https reports that...

Air quality across southern British Columbia remains poor as smoke from wildfires and a heat wave affect the region.

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Aug

10
2017

Heat wave may have left a toxic legacy

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Https reports that...

The heat wave from earlier this month could pose a lingering and deadly danger to your children, livestock, or pets — blue-green algae.

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Aug

10
2017

Calgary entering ‘uncharted territory’ for sustained heat, Environment Canada says – Calgary – CBC News

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Cbc.ca reports that...

These students were out enjoying some unseasonably warm spring weather in 2016. Environment Canada says 2017 has been even warmer: the hottest on record, in fact, for May, June and July. Erin Collins/CBC

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Aug

10
2017

INMATE FIREFIGHTER SUFFERS CHAINSAW INJURY FIGHTING FIRE IN LAKESIDE

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Https reports that...

July 5, 2017 (Lakeside) — An inmate firefighter has suffered a life-threatening injury after he lost control of a chainsaw that cut his leg, Fox 5 reports.

 

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Aug

10
2017

Drought hitting southern Alberta hard | Alberta | News | Calgary Sun

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Calgarysun.com reports that...

Persistent hot, dry weather has reduced crop yields in southern Alberta by up to 20 per cent of long-term average production, say provincial officials.

Read more at www.calgarysun.com