The pilot of an American Airlines flight on Sunday, a veteran flight nurse who was critically injured when she was struck by a vehicle in a hail of rocks, was released from a local hospital.The accident occurred on Sunday afternoon in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and the flight nurse, Heather Karp, was flown to a nearby hospital by a paramedic.She was declared brain dead at 4:40 p.m. local time on ...
Today, Alberta and Saskatchewan were among the worst affected by heavy rains.
But the storm, which came in the midst of the El Nino phenomenon, is not expected to bring rain to the province until at least next week.
A meteorologist with Environment Canada says the precipitation will come mostly from the Rockies and the Canadian Rockies.
A severe weather warning remains in place for portions of the Great Plains and the Yukon, including the oil and gas-rich oilsands region.
The storm could bring damaging winds and rain to many parts of the province, including Alberta, Saskatchewan and the western Great Lakes region.
The severe weather advisory remains in effect until 5 p.m.
MT Wednesday, but it has been extended for another three days.
Alberta’s Environment Ministry says the forecast is looking good for precipitation in the region from Friday to Monday.
The forecast says the snowpack is expected to be up to 40 per cent of normal, and the rainfall will be up up to 20 per cent, the ministry says.
The province has said it is looking at ways to reduce the risk of flooding.