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

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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

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Oldman River Dam Pincher Creek

Oldman River Dam during Southern Alberta Floods 2013

Summary of the flood in Calgary - Flood, Fallout, Response, Recovery.

Calgary Flood 2013 info graph - Too bad it's just for Calgary - what about high river okotoks turner valley crows nest pass black diamond banff & Canmore?

The city asked for 600 volunteers, over 2500, possibly a lot more, varying numbers, showed up - Alberta floods 2013

The city asked for 600 volunteers, over possibly a lot more, varying numbers, showed up - Alberta floods 2013

RCMP released these aerial images of the town of High River, taken on June 22, 2013. Mounties continue going door-to-door in the area to check on residents. Photograph by: Supplied, RCMP

RCMP released these aerial images of the town of High River, taken on June Mounties continue going door-to-door in the area to check on residents. Photograph by: Supplied, RCMP

June 24, 2013. Comparative discharge rates of the Bow River during historic floods.  Peak rate in Calgary was June 21, 2013 at 1683 m3/s, cubic metres per second, two notches higher than the green line indicates here.

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Harry Sanders, June Comparative discharge rates of the Bow River during historic floods. Peak rate in Calgary was June 2013 at 1683 cubic metres per second, two notches higher than the green line indicates here.

CBC

Calgary mayor to flood evacuees: 'Gather your valuables and go'

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