NEWS
Heavy Rains Cause Alta. Floods
Fri Jun 21, 2013 08:26 AM CDT

HIGH RIVER, Calgary (AP) -- As many as 100,000 people could be forced from their homes by heavy flooding in western Canada, Calgary city officials said, while mudslides forced the closure of the Trans-Canada Highway, isolating the mountain resort towns of Banff and Canmore.

Torrential rains and widespread flooding throughout southern Alberta on Thursday washed out roads and bridges, left at least one person missing and caused cars, couches and refrigerators to float away. Communities were hit hard just south of Calgary, a city of more than a million people that hosted the 1988 Winter Olympics.

Many downtown neighborhoods were ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
Related News Stories
Saturday Brings Rain to Great Lakes
Climate Trends And Farmer Questions
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Daily Export Grain News
Market Impact Weather
NWS River Stages
Rain Friday Central, Northern Midwest
Major SW Groundwater Losses Seen
Rain in Midwest, Plains, Prairies Fri.
Prairies See More Favorable Weather