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Western Prairies continue colder

Lows pushed below freezing at several spots on the western Prairies Wednesday, dropping to -5 C around North Battleford, Kindersley and Rosetown, -3 C around Lloydminster, Swift Current and Hanna, -1 C around Calgary, Saskatoon and Brooks, 1 C around Edmonton, Medicine Hat, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw and Weyburn, 5 C around Yorkton, Melfort, Swan River and in much of the Peace region, 7 C around Brandon and Dauphin and 11 C around Winnipeg.

Highs at WeatherFarm stations on Wednesday reached 23 C around Winnipeg and Portage la Prairie, 19 C around Regina, Moose Jaw, Estevan and Swan River, 17 C around Saskatoon, Swift Current and Russell, 14 C around Brooks, Prince Albert, Lloydminster and Melfort, 12 C around Fort St. John and Meadow Lake, 8 C around Calgary and Grande Prairie and 4 C around Red Deer.

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.