TORONTO — Environment Canada says a storm that toppled trees and downed power lines across southern Ontario on Wednesday became more powerful than expected because of the time of day at which it occurred and the conditions that prevailed at the time. 498 more words
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Armed with mini weather stations, Grade 8 students from across the Catholic school board will help track weather trends in Windsor-Essex for what could become the largest rain gauge network in the world. 516 more words
In our Year in Review series, The Saskatoon StarPhoenix looks back on the stories that affected residents the most in 2017.
Mackenzie Clipper hits
Environment Canada senior climatologist David Phillips has been studying weather for 50 years, but had never before heard of the weather system afflicting Saskatoon in January 2017 — a Mackenzie Clipper. 536 more words
Climate change will mean agricultural change for farmers in Windsor-Essex County.
Al Douglas, director of the Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources, says that this area can expect the average annual temperature to increase by an additional three degrees Celsius by mid-century. 466 more words