Freezing rain is causing chaos on the roads in the Edmonton region, several fatal collisions Thursday morning

A freezing rain warning was issued for about four hours Thursday for the Edmonton region, as overnight precipitation turned to deadly ice on the area’s roads and highways. Environment Canada said a band of icy rain was moving eastward through Edmonton and the surrounding areas, prompting a warning to be issued just after 1 p.m. … Read more

1 killed in massive accumulation of tractor trailer on QEII near Ponoka after icy morning rain

One person was killed in a pile of semi-trucks on Alberta’s busiest freeway Thursday morning as icy rain swept over roads and highways in and around Edmonton. The collision accident with several vehicles happened around kl. 06.15 on Highway 2 heading north at the Crandall junction at Township Road 435, about 80 miles south of … Read more

Freezing rain warning issued in Edmonton region, fatal collisions reported Thursday morning – Edmonton

A freezing rain warning was issued just after noon. 6 a.m. Thursday for the Edmonton region, as overnight precipitation turned to deadly ice on the area’s roads and highways. Environment Canada said a band of icy rain is moving east through Edmonton and the surrounding areas. The warning was issued for the city of Edmonton … Read more

Fog, snow, strong winds are expected to dominate Alberta Monday night through Tuesday

While British Columbia continues to deal with the damage caused by an intense weather system known as an atmospheric river, the crews are preparing for their own onslaught of active weather. What could be considered a textbook low-pressure system is moving west to east across Alberta Monday and into Tuesday. North of the lowlands, large … Read more

Environment Canada warns of snowy, harsh driving conditions for large parts of central, western Alberta

Although there are still 37 days before winter officially begins, Mother Nature shows its true colors as many head west to reach the slopes. Just before On Sunday, Environment Canada issued special weather forecasts for central Alberta and weather warnings for large parts of the western part of the province. Read more: 20-30 cm of … Read more

School bus impaled by tree trunks after collision north of Edmonton in Barrhead

The RCMP and Barrhead Fire Department responded to a collision in the city of Alberta Tuesday morning in which several tree trunks ended up crashing into the side of a school bus. It happened at 8:37 at the intersection of 53 Avenue / Highway 18 and 49 Street / Grizzly Trail / Highway 33, near … Read more