Alberta Government Posting: May 16, 2023
“Hot, dry conditions continue in most areas of the province
resulting in numerous wildfires.
A provincial state of emergency has been declared. Albertans who require assistance can call 310-4455 for wildfire related information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.”
Most of the top half of Alberta is forest country.
Normally us Calgary folks (in Southern Alberta) couldn’t care less.
But in the age of Climate Change …
that is changing.
Fires are now starting to rage all the way across the Pacific Northwest
including the NW US and British Columbia.
In Alberta this is the worst and earliest fire season we’ve ever had.
In a lot of areas we’ve had little rainfall.
In Alberta we have been bringing in Firefighters and the Military
as we don’t have the resources or people to handle it.
This is how the sun and sky looks today in Calgary.
On we go …