From extreme cold to record-breaking heat, Alberta’s January weather has us all talking. Now this weekend, after a moderate cool down in humid conditions, a blanket of hoar frost has covered much of central and northern Alberta. 187 more words
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In early January high levels of fine particulate matter in the air triggered an air quality advisory in Lavington.
Cold temperatures were keeping air stagnant and stopping typical every day emissions from dissipating as quickly as they normally would, but the Ministry of Environment said there was also some unusual fire activity that may have played a role. 308 more words
By definition, a desert is a region that receive about 10 inches of rain or less each year—but its greatest incarnations vary wildly, from Arctic freezes to ochre-colored dunes in Africa to sandy stretches blanketed by wildflowers. 21 more words