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Polar vortex sweeping across Alberta to trigger plummeting temperatures
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Polar vortex sweeping across Alberta to trigger plummeting temperatures

Prepare yourself, Alberta — winter weather is returning. After a relatively balmy start to 2023 and more recently, more than a week of above-zero temperatures, Old Man Winter is about to plunge the province back into a deep freeze.A polar vortex is expanding from the Arctic and will bring a much colder air mass south, starting overnight Thursday into Friday and continuing into the weekend. Read more: Extreme cold one day, balmy the next: Alberta’s yo-yoing temperatures a literal headache for many Read next: Fireball facing lawsuit for selling mini bottles that don’t contain whisky “We have been above 0 C, for the past eight days in a row, but highs are expected to be over 20 C colder by the weekend as we drop well into the minus s...
Wind warnings issued for parts of eastern Alberta on Thursday
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Wind warnings issued for parts of eastern Alberta on Thursday

People living in parts of eastern Alberta were advised to expect powerful winds to sweep through parts of that province Thursday, with wind gusts of up to 90 km/h expected in some areas. Environment Canada issued a wind warning for a section of the province just after 4:30 a.m. on Thursday.“Winds will ease by this evening,” the weather agency said on its website. “Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur.“Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.” Trending Now 22% of Canadians say they’re ‘completely out of money’ as inflation bites: poll Bank of Canada says it can pause rate hikes as infla...
Global News Peterborough Update 4: Dec. 14, 2022
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Global News Peterborough Update 4: Dec. 14, 2022

Fire Peterborough Public Health says a tight financial budget has impacted some of its services; early morning apartment fire in Lindsay; gusting winds will bring heavy snow to our area; Caley Bedore's 7 day Skytracker weather. Keri Ferguson has the details. Source link