Warmer spell pushes in on Prairies

A range of warmer temperatures began pressing in on the Prairies on Thursday, as highs climbed to +22 C in patches across Alberta and around Swan River in northwestern Manitoba, and +23 C around Prince Albert, North Battleford and Melfort, Sask.

Lows also rose somewhat on Thursday, at their coldest hitting +2 C at spots in western Saskatchewan, +4 C around Grande Prairie, Alta. and +11 C around Virden, Russell and Roblin in western Manitoba.

For more 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 these maps even better by becoming a CoCoRaHS volunteer — check out the CoCoRaHS website.

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