A book to inform those who think Alberta Clippers are a sports team, and those looking for more intel on Alberta's typical cloud patterns, snowflakes, raindrops, hailstones, and sleet. Meteorologist Bill Hume explores phenomenons like the Chinook and Pineapple Express, looks into major weather influences on Alberta's climate, and reviews Alberta's rich history in extreme weather. Hume also covers weather forecasting and equipment, and discusses the impact of trends such as global warming on the wild rose country. Includes photos, charts, illustrations, and maps. Colour coded for easy reference.