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Prairies continue warming

Temperature ranges climbed over much of the Prairies Wednesday, as highs hit 6 C around Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Assiniboia and Gull Lake, 4 C around Edmonton, Calgary, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Swift Current and Tisdale, 1 C around Winnipeg, Brandon and Dauphin, 0 C around Regina, Grande Prairie, Yorkton, Fort St. John and Kindersley and -2 C around Brooks and High Level.

Lows at WeatherFarm stations Wednesday touched -3 C around Winnipeg, Grande Prairie, Steinbach, Dawson Creek, Westlock and Boissevain, -5 C around Edmonton, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Brandon and Portage la Prairie, -9 C around Calgary, Yorkton, Swift Current, Estevan, Humboldt and Swan River, -11 C around Regina, Red Deer, Prince Albert, Lloydminster, Weyburn and Dauphin and -13 C around Saskatoon, Brooks, Drumheller and Kindersley.

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.