Western Prairies turn cooler

The western Prairies again turned relatively cool Thursday, with lows dropping to just 1 C around Lethbridge, Alta. and 4 C around Spiritwood and Val Marie in western Saskatchewan, while slipping to just 11 C around Edmonton and Lloydminster and 12 C around Winnipeg.

Highs at WeatherFarm stations on Thursday hit just 13 to 15 C around Calgary, Lethbridge and Red Deer, Alta. and Kindersley, Sask., but rose to 23 C around Prince Albert, Weyburn and Estevan, Sask. and Brandon and Dauphin, 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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