|I don't know about number and intensity of storms. The foothills are always prone to that action.|
Its just dismal and wet. Not enough heat to get the real nasty stuff going around here.
Not sure how farming makes for available moisture? Speaking of farming I'm pretty well out, still interested but don't have enough land anymore to be personally concerned. One still doesn't like to see the struggles going on but that's the way that business works.
Calgary's population has increased 6 fold in my lifetime, as has the accompanying materialism. Its in the hail belt so not surprising when a hail event happens it gets more expensive every-time. At least to my simplistic eye.
Its lush and green and no smoke so there is always an upside.