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Trans-Canada Highway News, Weather, construction and road conditions Updates

Here are the most recent news stories posted for Trans Canada Highway:

Poor air quality over Southern Alberta, BC and Saskatchean.

(Posted:08/25/2015)

BC, AB, SK: Forest fire smoke travelling in from the Northwestern United States is expected to reduce visibilities and create poor air quality over much of Southern Alberta today and overnight. Individuals living in or travelling in this area are advised to be aware of potential health concerns that can be associated with current air conditions. In the current conditions, even healthy individuals may experience temporary irritation of eyes and throat, and possibly shortness of breath.

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Accident at Scott Lake Hill causing TCH #1 disruption for hours

(Posted:08/24/2015)

AB: Highway 1 fatality crash west of Scott Lake Hill is causing eastbound TCH to be rerouted along 1A for several more hours. westbound traffic reduced to 1 lane.

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Heat warning in effect for Ottawa-Montreal-Trois Rivieres

(Posted:08/18/2015)

ON-QC: The heat and humidity are expected to continue today, with maximum temperatures in the low thirties once again and humidex values in the 37 to 40 range. Overnight temperatures tonight will also be warm with minimum readings of around 20 degrees

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Smoky skies across most of Vancouver Island

(Posted:08/13/2015)

BC: Smoky skies advisory issued for port Renfrew area & Cowichan Valley, including Cowichan lake, Duncan, crofton, cobble hill, mill bay & shawnigan lake. Smoke extendeding eastwards into Shuswap Lake and the Okanagan Valley.

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Heat warrning for Southen Manitoba, extending west to southern Saskatchewan

(Posted:08/13/2015)

MN, SK: Hot and humid weather with generally sunny skies is expected to continue in Southern Manitoba into the weekend, as the area remains under the effect of an upper ridge of high pressure. Temperatures reached the low 30's today, with humidex values peaking just shy of the 40 mark

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Northwestern Ontaio Heat Warming

(Posted:08/13/2015)

ON: The hot weather is forecast to continue through at least Friday. Daytime highs will reach 29 degrees or more, with overnight lows around 16. Humidex values will be in the mid thirties. The hot conditions may continue into the weekend. Thunderstorm alerts in areas as well.

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Extreme Thunderstorm warning along TCH #1 from Swift Current to Regina (and Manitoba)

(Posted:08/05/2015)

SK: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Humid air along with a low pressure system moving eastward across southern Saskatchewan could trigger thunderstorms in southeastern regions of Saskatchewan and extreme southwestern portions of Manitoba this evening.

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Extreme thunderstorm warning for Fredericton and the Saint John River valley

(Posted:08/05/2015)

NB: Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, damaging hail and heavy rain. Watch conditions are in effect for late this afternoon and this evening. Very large hail can damage property, break windows, dent vehicles and cause serious injury. Very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow large vehicles off the road. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes

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Extreme Thunderstorms and Hail for Calgary (again)

(Posted:08/05/2015)

AB: At 2:13 p.m. MDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing very strong wind gusts, quarter to toonie size hail and heavy rain. A pair of severe thunderstorms are moving through the area. The first storm is 30 km west of Calgary city center and expected to pass over northern portions of Calgary. The second is 10 km north of Cochrane and is moving towards Airdrie. These storms are moving eastward at 15 km/h. Golfball and nickel size hail have been reported from these storms.

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Extreme Thunderstorm Warning for Calgary area, with toonie-size hail

(Posted:08/04/2015)

ab: Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, quarter to toonie size hail and heavy rain. This storm is moving NE at 30 km/h. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.

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