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Calgary snow causes major power outages during storm

Jo Majko took this photo this afternoon. He earlier tweeted out “September snow + bored = grumpy snowmen army in my front yard.” (@jpmwd/Twitter)

CBC News
Sept 10, 2014

Thousands of Calgary homes and businesses are still without power after a freak September snowstorm blanketed the city, and officials are expecting some Calgarians will have no power overnight.

“We are still very much in an active situation,” said Mayor Naheed Nenshi.

Emergency responders and utility workers have been scrambling to deal with power lines downed by snow-laden tree branches. They expect work to continue into Thursday, and the cleanup could take days or even weeks.

“Don’t be alarmed if you hear chainsaws [tonight],” said Nenshi.

The mayor said the priorities right now are keeping Calgarians safe, restoring power and clearing the roads of debris.

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[related: VIDEO — 8/30/2014 — Freak Late Summer SNOW STORM at Yellowstone National Park]

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