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Prairies dip cooler

Daytime highs on the eastern portions of the Prairies for the April 24 weather period proved less inviting for many, with temperatures staying well into the low single digits for most of southern Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Weyburn and Estevan reported highs of 0 C for the day with many surrounding areas reporting -2 C. Meanwhile in Manitoba, areas around Winnipeg hovered between 0 and 1 C for the day, while Brandon reported 0 C and Dauphin’s temperature dipped between 0 and -1 C. In the Wild Rose province, Lethbridge and Medicine Hat reported temperatures between 10 and 8 C, while in central Alberta, Lloydminster, Cold Lake, Slave Lake and Edson stayed just above freezing, reporting temperatures between 0 and 2 C.

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.