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Western Prairies warm up

Warmer temperatures pushed in at the far western end of the Prairies Sunday, as lows dropped to -8 C around Grande Prairie, Fort St. John and Olds but touched -20 C around Edmonton and Brooks, -22 C around Brandon and Selkirk, -24 C around Regina, Weyburn and Dauphin, -26 C around Saskatoon, Medicine Hat, Yorkton, Swift Current and Lloydminster and -30 C around Prince Albert, North Battleford and Nipawin.

Highs at WeatherFarm stations on Sunday reached -20 C around High Level, -15 C around Saskatoon, Prince Albert, Steinbach, Melfort and Swan River, -13 C around Winnipeg, Brandon, Yorkton and Meadow Lake, -5 C around Medicine Hat, Grande Prairie, Fort St. John, Weyburn and Kindersley and 1 C around Edmonton, Calgary and Dawson Creek.

Data and maps from weather stations across the Prairies are available to Glacier FarmMedia members at the WeatherFarm website, where you can also sign up for a daily forecast email for your area. 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.