Warm spell remains over Prairies

Warmer temperatures hung in over much of the Prairies on Thursday, with highs climbing up to 31 C in patches over much of northern and western Saskatchewan, 27 to 29 C over much of southeastern Alberta and 28 C in far northwestern Manitoba.

Lows Thursday slipped to 8 to 10 C in much of southwestern Manitoba, 9 to 11 C in southeastern and far northwestern Saskatchewan and 6 C around Olds and High River in western Alberta, but dropped to just 14 C at spots around Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Prince Albert, North Battleford, Swift Current, Medicine Hat and Fort St. John.

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