Being rescued by combine in the flooding in Southern Alberta

Love the ingenuity of our Alberta farmers; rescuing people with their combines.

June 21, 2013. Calgary, Canada's third-largest city, has begun evacuating 75,000 to 100,000 residents from two dozen downtown neighborhoods as water levels in the Bow River continue to rise.  Rivers in southern Alberta have been flooding all week, and schools in Calgary, population 1.1 million, were closed on Friday as a precaution. As water crept into the central business district this morning, many buildings were put under mandatory evacuation order.

Downtown Calgary Is Almost Entirely Under Water

June 21, 2013. Calgary, Canada's third-largest city, has begun evacuating 75,000 to 100,000 residents from two dozen downtown neighborhoods as water levels in the Bow River continue to rise. Rivers in southern Alberta have been flooding all week, and schools in Calgary, population 1.1 million, were closed on Friday as a precaution. As water crept into the central business district this morning, many buildings were put under mandatory evacuation order.

Canmore, Alberta

Kelly Schovanek · Lac Des Arcs CA · about 7 hours ago Taken June 2013 during the flooding of cougar creek in canmore alberta

Gavin Young/Calgary Herald

Pictures and videos of massive flooding in Canmore and southern Alberta

Alberta floods 2013

via Calgary Spiess This is an incredible picture. Train is not moving - it is holding down the bridge.

Alberta Floods From Above

The flooding has hit Calgary and small-town Alberta hard, filling streets and fields, flooding basements, underpasses and parkades and leaving hundreds of thousands of people evacuated and wondering w.

Oldman River Dam Pincher Creek

Oldman River Dam during Southern Alberta Floods 2013


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