Bezte: Frost Watch for Aug. 28

Aug. 28 — A ridge of high pressure is forecast to build across the Prairie provinces over the next five days. This should bring fairly mild temperatures that should prevent any chances of seeing frost.

A strong area of low pressure is forecast to develop late next week and push across the Prairies over the Labour Day long weekend. This will help to keep temperatures on the mild side over eastern areas and cloud cover over western areas should keep any frost away.

— Daniel Bezte is a climatologist and regular columnist for the Manitoba Co-operator and Alberta Farmer Express. Many readers have been impressed by the consistent accuracy of his Manitoba forecasts for the week ahead, so we’ve asked him to keep a similar watch for potential weather systems that might mean frost in parts of the Prairies over the next few days.

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Daniel Bezte is a teacher by profession with a BA (Hon.) in geography, specializing in climatology, from the University of Winnipeg. He operates a computerized weather station near Birds Hill Park, Manitoba.

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