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Canadian Prairies Severe Weather Summary: July 16, 2021

Severe Weather Summary: July 16, 2021 Severe weather activity occurred in all three Prairie provinces between July 3 and 16, 2021. The primarily severe weather events were hail-related, with Alberta and Saskatchewan both being impacted by numerous hail events. Manitoba was less affected, but also saw some hail storms. This

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Agriculture

Why is There Always Rain in the Long Range Forecast?

Why does that rain in the long-range forecast never seem to arrive? More often that not, if you look at your long-range forecast you’ll see some rain amounts. It’s not always the case, but usually if you look far enough into the future, rain is forecast somewhere. But why is

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Weatherlogics Hail Maps

Weatherlogics is a leader in the prediction of severe weather, including hailstorms, across Canada. Our technology allows us to forecast hail events, track hailstorms in real-time, and map the paths of these storms. In a previous blog post we talked about hailstorms in more detail. Recently, Co-op Hail Insurance, and

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Agriculture

Canadian Prairies Severe Weather Summary: July 2, 2021

Weatherlogics is starting a new initiative to provide biweekly severe weather summaries for the Canadian Prairies. These summaries will include an overview of severe storms that have occurred over the previous two weeks. Summaries will be posted on our blog during the summer season weather season, concluding in September. Severe

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Agriculture

Prairie Climate Summary June 2021: Extreme Heat

Historic Heat Wave The Weatherlogics June weather story was a historic heat wave across western Canada. Extreme heat gripped the west in late June, resulting in a new all-time record high temperature for Canada of 49.6 C being set in Lytton, BC on June 29. In fact, Lytton, BC set

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Agriculture

Canadian Prairies Severe Weather Summary: June 18, 2021

Weatherlogics is starting a new initiative to provide biweekly severe weather summaries for the Canadian Prairies. These summaries will include an overview of severe storms that have occurred over the previous two weeks. Summaries will be posted on our blog during the summer season weather season, concluding in September. Severe

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Insurance

Co-op Hail and Weatherlogics Partner on Prairie Hailstorm Project

Winnipeg, MB and Regina, SK (June 9th, 2021) – Co-op Hail Insurance and Weatherlogics have partnered in a hailstorm data sharing project for 2021. The new partnership between Co-op Hail and Weatherlogics will bring improved awareness, reporting, and damage assessment for hailstorms events that affect crops on the Prairies. Weatherlogics’

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Destructive Calgary Hail Storm

A destructive hailstorm hit Calgary, Alberta on the evening of Saturday, June 13, 2020. The storm produced hail larger than tennis balls in the northeastern part of the city, causing widespread damage. Vehicles had their windows broken, vinyl siding was shredded, and roofs were severely damaged. While this was a

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Hail series (Part 2): Storm patterns

In Part 2 of our hail series, we focus on storm patterns. If you missed Part 1, click here to read it. Viewed from the air, we can see that hail falls along paths known as hail swaths. These can be quite small – a hectare or so (a few

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