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Western Prairies cool down

A cooler, wetter spell pushed in on the western Prairies Wednesday, with highs reaching 12 C around Vegreville, 16 C around Calgary and Grande Prairie, 17 C around Kindersley and Nipawin, 19 C around Prince Albert and Estevan, 20 C around Edmonton, Winnipeg, Brandon and Medicine Hat and 25 C around Regina and Saskatoon.

Lows generally held above freezing at WeatherFarm stations Wednesday, dipping to 1 C around Calgary and Edson, 4 C around Swift Current, 7 C around Edmonton, Winnipeg, Brandon and Fort St. John, 10 C around Regina, Yorkton, Melfort and Meadow Lake and 13 C around Dauphin.

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.