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Prairies’ hot spell cracks up

Cooler spots pushed in on both the eastern and western Prairies Tuesday, as highs hit 17 C around Red Deer, Grande Prairie and North Battleford, 19 C around Edmonton, Saskatoon and Brandon, 21 C around Swift Current, Carseland and Neepawa, 25 C around Regina, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Portage la Prairie, Yorkton, Winkler and Weyburn and 27 C around Winnipeg.

Lows at WeatherFarm stations on Tuesday dipped to 0 C around Canmore and Pincher Creek, 2 C around Calgary, Lethbridge and Grande Prairie, 7 C around Regina and Swift Current, 8 C around Edmonton and Medicine Hat, 11 C around Prince Albert, Estevan, Melfort and Melville, 12 C around Brandon, Winkler and Cold Lake, 13 C around Yorkton and Dauphin and 16 C around Winnipeg.

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.