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Close to being swamped a stalled vehicle did make its way out of the water crossing under its own power.
Close to being swamped a stalled vehicle did make its way out of the water crossing under its own power. Station 4 - M.D. of Taber Regional Fire Service

MD of Taber calls in reinforcements to evacuate campground due to flooding

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
May 20, 2018 - 6:41pm

TABER -- The Local State of Emergency instituted by the MD of Taber on March 23 in response to unprecedented overland flooding was rescinded on May 11 but some may be wondering if that was a little premature. 

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.

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