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Warm temps persist in Alta., cooling to the east

Warm daily highs above freezing persisted across much of Alberta on Tuesday, while conditions were cooler in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, according to data from

Daily highs of +1 C to as high as +9 C were recorded by WeatherFarm stations in Alberta on Tuesday, while temperatures in Saskatchewan generally topped out in the single digits below freezing, and Manitoba saw temperatures in the minus-teens.

Skies were generally sunny across the Prairies, although blowing snow was reported in some eastern parts of Saskatchewan and western regions of Manitoba.

Temperatures are forecast to drop sharply lower in Alberta on Wednesday, with daily highs only in the minus-20s expected in some areas. Snow flurries are also in the WeatherFarm forecasts for much of Alberta.

WeatherFarm operates over 1,000 weather stations across Western Canada, providing real-time time temperature, wind and rainfall data and forecasts as well as other management information for farmers. — Commodity News Service Canada

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