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Multiple oversized loads heading through area

There will be road closures in the Fort this week. There is petrochemical equipment being moved to the Industrial Heartland over the course of four days. Several pieces being moved including a 293-tonne, 116 metre long de-propanizer and two gas fires heaters. All piec...

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Snowfall warning issued for central Alberta

You might want to grab a shovel. Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for Friday, March 8 saying the general snowfall amount would be 10 - 15 cm, with some areas getting hit with 20 - 25 cm of heavy snow by late afternoon. The snow has been falling at a rate of 2-5...

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Oversize load moving through the area

An oversize load will be transported from Edmonton to the Heartland area starting tonight. The piece of petrochemical equipment, which is known as a polypropylene reactor is 728-tones and 48 metres long. It was scheduled to be moved earlier this month but was delayed due to the...

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Extreme cold warning returns

Winter isn't done with Alberta just yet, that nasty windchill of -40C is back. Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning for much of Alberta on Monday, February 18. This extreme cold will last throughout the morning and afternoon. This weather is expected to vary throug...

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Extreme cold stretch is over!

The extreme cold warning that covered much of Alberta, has been lifted. Environment Canada first issued the extreme cold warning on Saturday, February 2. As of today, February 15, the warning had been lifted. There is a bit of snow in the forecast for Edmonton and the...

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Extreme cold to stick around another week

Keep those hand warmers handy, this extreme cold snap is sticking around for another week. Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning on Saturday, February 2. As of Saturday, February 9 that extreme cold warning remains in effect for most of Alberta. Environment Ca...

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Oversize load traveling through area

Drivers should expect delays as we start the work week off with an oversize load coming through Fort Saskatchewan. It is a 728 tonne, 48 metre long piece of petrochemical equipment, known as a polypropylene reactor being moved from Edmonton to the Heartland over a four day p...

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Get ready to book your camping trips

It may feel a bit too cold to think about camping right now, but Alberta Parks have opened online campsite reservations. Starting 9 a.m. on Monday, February 4 campers can log onto Reserve.AlbertaParks.ca and start booking their group camping areas. At 9 a.m. on Fe...

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Extreme cold to last a few more days

Much of Alberta remains under an extreme cold warning. After getting hit with 15-30 cm of snow over the weekend, February 2-3, much of central and northern Alberta went into a deep freeze. Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning on Saturday, February 2, with the...

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Travel advisory issued for central Alberta

Some areas could get hit with up to 30 cm of snow by Sunday. Environment Canada has issued a snowfall and/or winter storm warning for most of central Alberta. Starting today, January 31, heavy snowfall is expected to make its way across the province. Areas could get hit wi...

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