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By: Mikeman444, 4:48 AM GMT on November 03, 2014
A warm to very warm October was tamed only by a return for more normal temperatures by the last week. The month was also very dry, Wildfires were still a problem coming into November. However, we still see winter inching it't way in a few times and November started this way along a wide strip Covering southern Alberta, Eastern Alberta and west Central sask. In a line from Lethbridge,AB to Prince Albert,SK. These areas should count on not being the driest in the pra...
By: Mikeman444, 12:16 AM GMT on October 04, 2014
(my October forecast is a bit delayed due to midterm)
After a September of extremes the month of October Is starting off on the same fall roller coaster that is ridden almost every year. Though the conditions are likely to trend more to the warm side.
Looking Back at September we saw extremes at both ends. Heavy snow early in the month snapped trees in most of Alberta, while the rest of the prairies suffered a hard frost, with temperatures dipping t...
Updated: 2:07 AM GMT on October 04, 2014
By: Mikeman444, 10:37 PM GMT on September 22, 2014
While the summer ended on a sour note with heavy snow it was overall 1-3C warmer than normal and drier than normal in most areas. Thunderstorm patterns were stalled for most of the summer resulting in some areas getting significant damage from repeat hits, while other locations(Edmonton) failed to see a severe thunderstorm materialize at all.
Thunderstorms count to 43 in my area but with only 2 of those turning severe 2014 has the lowest severe % on the 10 year...
By: Mikeman444, 3:53 PM GMT on August 31, 2014
August 2014 finished off similar to July, around 2C-4C warmer than normal and quite dry. During the last half of the month the first waves of cold air started to invade, The 2 month long period of heat began to break down. Temperatures dropped far enough that patchy frost was a problem.
After this what would September hold?
September 2014 Forecast for Alberta, Saskatchewan, And Manitoba
Issued: August 31st 9:30am
Overall September sh...
By: Mikeman444, 5:36 AM GMT on August 01, 2014
July was nearly 3C warmer than normal and many areas with some close to 6C above avg. Many areas are dealing with severe drought conditions and fires are being sparked by the dozens.
Areas such as Edmonton have net seen even a modest thunderstorm in nearly 4 weeks.
It may also be the latest Edmonton has received a severe warned storms since environment Canada first issued weather warnings.
Edmonton is literally like Los Angeles, Rain an...
Updated: 5:37 AM GMT on August 01, 2014