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Dry weather withering crops, stressing farmers in southern Saskatchewan

The ground is so dry and deeply cracked on Todd Lewis’s farm in southern Saskatchewan that he says if a wrench is dropped down one of the crevasses, “we’ll never find it.” 729 more words


'We don't want to run out of water:' Towns south of Calgary take emergency water measures

The southern Alberta towns of Okotoks, High River, Turner Valley and Black Diamond were all under water restrictions as of Saturday.

a hot, dry summer right now,” Okotoks Mayor Bill Robertson said. 485 more words


Dry conditions in Regina cause meter fires

A meter box fire at a Regina home was contained quickly and the damage is relatively minor. The cause, however, is rare.

Three meter boxes have caught fire this week in the city. 304 more words


Dry conditions in southern Alberta keeping fire crews busy

Fire crews across southern Alberta are in a non-stop battle against grass fires.

A fire near Taber was started due to an electrical issue. Local spray planes assisted fire crews by dropping water on the flames. 347 more words


The DC Region Needs Rain... Potential Increasing Late Next Week.

An area of low pressure and strong upper-level disturbance (vorticity max) may deliver some much needed rainfall across the Washington Region late next week.  The image above (courtesy Tropical Tidbits) shows the latest GFS model with a 500-mb vorticity max (dark red colors moving from near St. 177 more words


Thursday 11th May 2017 - Front Garden

Thursday 11th May 2017 – Front Garden

The Iris this year have loved the lack of water. They have tolerated the dry conditions very well despite the ground being rock hard and the flowers are beautiful. 13 more words

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
544 AM CST Fri Feb 17 2017

Including the cities of Onawa, Mapleton, Missouri Valley,
Woodbine, Logan, Dunlap, Harlan, Council Bluffs, Glenwood,
Red Oak, Sidney, Hamburg, Tabor, Farragut, Clarinda, Shenandoah,
Creighton, Bloomfield, Crofton, Wausa, Verdigre, Niobrara,
Hartington, Laurel, Randolph, Coleridge, Pender, Macy, Walthill,
Winnebago, Neligh, Elgin, Pierce, Plainview, Osmond, Wayne,
Albion, St. 144 more words