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Cold snap fans out

Colder temperatures spread further out over the Prairies on Tuesday as highs reached -18 C around Fort St. John, Lloydminster and Peace River, -15 C around Saskatoon, Regina, Weyburn and Meadow Lake, -11 C around Yorkton, Swift Current, Nipawin and Roblin, -8 C around Edmonton, Red Deer and Dauphin, -5 C around Winnipeg, Brandon and Shaunavon and +2 C around Lethbridge and Medicine Hat.

Lows at WeatherFarm stations on Tuesday dropped to -28 C around Grande Prairie and Peace River, -22 C around Edmonton, Saskatoon, Red Deer, Swift Current and Lloydminster, -20 C around Prince Albert, Yorkton and Weyburn, -18 C around Medicine Hat, Brooks, Swan River and Regina Beach, -14 C around Calgary and Boissevain and -12 C around Winnipeg, Lethbridge and Steinbach.

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.