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Cold spells linger

The Nov. 16 weather reporting period saw little escape from negative double-digit temperatures for overnight lows among the Prairie provinces. In Alberta, -12 to -14 C was seen in the Edmonton, Red Deer and Lethbridge areas while Fort St. John and Grande Prairie fell to -20 C with Calgary reporting -20 C as well. In Saskatchewan, Prince Albert, Melfort and North Battleford ranged between -20 to -18 C. Weyburn, Estevan, Moose Jaw and Regina fell to -12 C as their low. In Manitoba, Dauphin dipped down to around -19 C with Brandon and Winnipeg managing to best them all with a single-digit low of -9 C.

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.