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Twitter photo from 5th ave north at Scenic (R) and Shelby Kowalchuk posted the downed light standard (L) in the south-side Walmart parking lot
Twitter photo from 5th ave north at Scenic (R) and Shelby Kowalchuk posted the downed light standard (L) in the south-side Walmart parking lot Twitter feeds

Mother Nature picks up where Oldman Winter leaves off

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
April 21, 2018 - 7:17pm Updated: April 21, 2018 - 8:08pm

LETHBRIDGE -- Wind warnings cycled across Southern Alberta Saturday afternoon. Environment Canada warned of strong winds gusting 70 up to 100 km/h.

Flooding affecting farm equipment and oil wells in the M.D. of Taber Sunday, April 15
Flooding affecting farm equipment and oil wells in the M.D. of Taber Sunday, April 15 Photo credit: Mark Valgardson/MD of Taber Facebook

"Closer to the middle than the end": flooding affecting several areas

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
April 16, 2018 - 10:56am

LETHBRIDGE – Several municipalities in southern Alberta were under a State of Local Emergency Monday, April 16 due to overland flooding from the melting snow.

Overland flooding in the MD of Taber March 26, 2018
Overland flooding in the MD of Taber March 26, 2018 Lethbridge News Now file photo

Above-normal snowpack prompts concern for low-lying flooding

By The Canadian Press
April 8, 2018 - 8:36am

EDMONTON - Alberta officials are keeping a close eye on creeks and streams across the province as temperatures start to rise.

During last week's monthly snow survey by Alberta Environment, all of the river basins still had higher than average snowpacks.

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