Skies let loose across the Prairies recently, dropping golf-ball-sized hail and causing tornado-like damage in some areas.  |  File photo

Violent storms strike Prairies

Hail, tornadoes, rain | Hail damage particularly bad near Irricana, Alta.

The great white combine lived up to its name in southern Alberta last weekend, dumping so much hail that some of it still lay on the ground two days later. An area northeast of Calgary appeared hardest hit Saturday. The day before, the Taber area also saw hail pile up and create a muddy, melting […] Read more