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Posted On Jun 26, 2017

Windstorms

Although often more severe in Southern Alberta than the North or Central region of the Province wind can be devastating. A tornado is capable of severe damage to vegetation, structures and has caused the loss of lives. Wind often precedes an advancing…

Posted On Jun 22, 2017

What is a State of Local Emergency

¬† A State of Local Emergency (SOLE) is a legal process completed by a Municipality under the provisions of the Alberta Emergency Management Act, Revised Stautes of Alberta 2000 Chapter E-6.8. The SOLE allows municipalities extraordinary powers to effectively…

Posted On Jun 15, 2017

Flood Warning!

Overland flooding can happen instantly when more rain or snow melt accumulates¬†and the earth is already saturated or unable to soak up the excess volumes. Overland flooding does not only happen in river channels it can occur anywhere. Overland flooding…