Prairies hang onto warmer spell

Much of the Prairies made it above the freezing mark again Thursday, as highs rose to +9 C around Calgary, Medicine Hat and Red Deer, +8 C around Moose Jaw and Swift Current, +7 C around Dauphin, +4 C around Saskatoon and Regina, +1 C around Brandon and 0 C around Prince Albert and Grande Prairie.

Lows at WeatherFarm stations on Thursday dropped to -14 C around Fort St. John, -11 C around Meadow Lake, Sask. and -8 C around Virden, Man., but dipped to just +2 C around Lethbridge, +1 C around Moose Jaw, Rosetown and Kindersley, Sask. and -1 C around Steinbach, Man.

For more maps and information 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.

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