Weather events

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.

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May

29
2017

Moscow storm: 16 killed in Russian capital and region – BBC News

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Bbc.com reports that...

Sixteen people were killed when a severe thunderstorm hit Moscow and the region around the Russian capital on Monday, officials say.

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May

24
2017

Wildfire forces evacuations at Washington state tourism spot | The Spokesman-Review

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Spokesman.com reports that...

LEAVENWORTH, Wash. – A wildfire that started at an old log-storage site and prompted evacuation orders for 168 homes and cabins at a popular Washington state hiking and skiing destination was 50 percent contained Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

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May

21
2017

Gate Fire scorches 1,500 acres near Jamul | fox5sandiego.com

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Fox5sandiego.com reports that...

JAMUL, Calif. – The wildfire burning south of Jamul near state Route 94 has charred about 1,500 acres and was 30 percent contained as of Sunday morning, authorities said.

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May

20
2017

May 15 through May 20, severe thunderstorms – including tornadoes – and flash flooding pelted parts of the Plains and Midwest.

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Weather.com reports that...

Additionally, hail up to 2.50 inches in diameter was reported in the city of Rush, Kentucky, Saturday afternoon.

Friday night into Saturday morning, flash flooding was reported in portions of Oklahoma and southern Missouri. In Reagan and Pontotoc, Oklahoma, homes were evacuated due to flooding, and in Krebs, Oklahoma, water reached the doorways of homes.

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May

19
2017

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

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Https reports that...

It was designed as an impregnable deep-freeze to protect the world’s most precious seeds from any global disaster and ensure humanity’s food supply forever. But the Global Seed Vault, buried in a mountain deep inside the Arctic circle, has been breached after global warming produced extraordinary temperatures over the winter, sending meltwater gushing into the entrance tunnel.

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May

19
2017

Colorado towns hit with 3 feet of snow. Happy May.

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Https reports that...

A May snowstorm continued to pound the central and northern Rockies on Friday, a day after burying portions of Colorado under three feet of snow.

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May

07
2017

Thunderstorm hits mango crop – TAMIL NADU – The Hindu

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Thehindu.com reports that...

The thunderstorm that lashed the district over the weekend may have come as a relief to most, but it has caused extensive damage to mango growers of Pochampalli.

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