Meteorologist calls 2018 weather ‘a smorgasbord of everything that could go wrong’

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By Bob Weber, Canadian Press, Global News, December 20, 2018

Choking from smoke, sweltering in the heat or cursing early or late snow, Canadians could be forgiven for asking just what the heck happened to the weather in 2018.

It was almost a smorgasbord of everything that could go wrong,” said David Phillips, senior climate scientist for Environment Canada. “I don’t think there was anything missing.”
Smoke, said Phillips, was Canada’s top weather story this year.