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Okanagan forecast

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Okanagan forecast

Friday, July 21, 2017Weather forecast update at 5:30pm:Welcome to your weekend! Expect a warming and clearing trend this weekend when an upper ridge gradually gains strength through Saturday and Sunday morning.A weak cold front will cross the region again on Sunday night with more cloud.  Northern regions will see a slight chance of a shower…

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Severe thunderstorm watch for Saskatoon, funnel cloud advisory in west Sask.

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Severe thunderstorm watch for Saskatoon, funnel cloud advisory in west Sask.

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Saskatoon, Prince Albert, Regina and into east central and southeast Saskatchewan.Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that could produce strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain.READ MORE: Curling rink in Saskatchewan community destroyed in stormA warm and cold front associated with an approaching…

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Curling rink in Saskatchewan community destroyed in storm

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Curling rink in Saskatchewan community destroyed in storm

Severe storms that swept through Saskatchewan on Thursday evening hit hard in a small community south of Saskatoon.The curling rink in Strongfield, approximately 100 kilometres south of Saskatoon, was destroyed.READ MORE: Hail wipes out apple orchard north of SaskatoonIt was leveled as high winds blew through the area. The mayor of Strongfield believes it was…

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Okanagan forecast

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Okanagan forecast

Friday, July 21, 2017  – Weather forecast update at 5am:When the upper low shifts into Alberta today, we will see a mix of sun and cloud.However a weather system will push into the BC Coast this afternoon. This front will fizzle out before it makes its way inland so although we expect most areas to…

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Couple chances for active weather in southern Manitoba before the weekend

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Couple chances for active weather in southern Manitoba before the weekend

WINNIPEG– Severe thunderstorms are possible Thursday night and Friday night in southern Manitoba.After a hot, sunny day, Thursday night could see severe thunderstorms triggered in southern Manitoba. The locations of these storms is hard to pin point. The storms will form along a trough and models have struggled to show a region that is most…

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Parks Canada to update wildfire burning in Kootenay National Park, Assiniboine Provincial Park

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Parks Canada to update wildfire burning in Kootenay National Park, Assiniboine Provincial Park

Parks Canada is expected to update the status of a wildfire burning in Kootenay National Park and Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park . READ MORE: ‘High to extreme’ danger across Alberta, BC parks spurs extension of fire ban As of Wednesday, the fire hadn’t crossed the Continental Divide and wasn’t threatening any communities in the area.The…

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Thursday’s Okanagan forecast

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Thursday, July 20, 2017  – Weather forecast update at 4pm:An upper trough will cross the BC Southern Interior today. The cooler air aloft associated with this weather feature will destabilize the atmosphere. Expect variable cloud with a chance of showers Wednesday night and Thursday.The trough will track east into Alberta tomorrow, giving the chance for…

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Okanagan forecast

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Okanagan forecast

Wednesday, July 19, 2017  – Weather forecast update at 4pm:An upper trough will cross the BC Southern Interior Wednesday night and Thursday. The cooler air aloft associated with this weather feature will destabilize the atmosphere. Expect variable cloud with a chance of showers Wednesday night and Thursday.On Friday, the trough track east into Alberta, giving…

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Special air quality statement issued for Calgary Wednesday amid smoky air from BC fires

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Special air quality statement issued for Calgary Wednesday amid smoky air from BC fires

Environment Canada again issued a special air quality statement for Calgary on Wednesday as forest fires burning in B.C. continue to generate huge amounts of smoke.The agency said although a cold front has flushed a lot of the smoke out of the province, it will again cross the Rocky Mountains on Wednesday. Story continues below…

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Wednesday’s Okanagan forecast

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Wednesday’s Okanagan forecast

Wednesday, July 19, 2017Weather forecast update at 5am:Dry conditions to start today, but we will gradually transition to a more unstable weather pattern tomorrow when an upper low cross the BC Interior.This will lead to more cloud starting late today with the chance of showers this afternoon and into Thursday.On Friday, we will once again…

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