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Southwest’s hot spell continues

Hotter temperatures remained parked over the southwestern Prairies Thursday as highs reached 34 C around Swift Current, 33 C around Medicine Hat, 28 C around Brandon, Yorkton and Weyburn, 26 C around Winnipeg and Dauphin, 25 C around Edmonton, Red Deer, Winkler and Selkirk, 24 C around Prince Albert, Melfort and Pinawa and 19 C around Grande Prairie.

Lows at WeatherFarm stations on Thursday dropped to 7 C around Calgary, Grande Prairie and Brandon, 8 C around Edmonton and Dauphin, 10 C around Prince Albert, Melfort and Weyburn, 11 C around Lethbridge and Fort St. John, 13 C around Yorkton, Swift Current and Nipawin and 15 C around Winnipeg.

For more data and maps from weather stations across the Prairies, visit the WeatherFarm website, where you can also sign up for a new-and-improved daily forecast email. On the go? Get the new WeatherFarm mobile app, available for iPhone and Android devices.

To learn more about the CoCoRaHS system that generates the precipitation maps below – or if you’d like to make the maps even better by becoming a CoCoRaHS volunteer – check out the CoCoRaHS website.