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Cold spell moderates

The edge came off the cold for parts of the Prairies Wednesday as highs hit -10 C around Saskatoon, Grande Prairie, Prince Albert, Fort St. John and Lloydminster, -7 C around Moose Jaw, Yorkton, Kindersley and Roblin, -5 C around Winnipeg, Brandon and Portage la Prairie, -2 C around Edmonton, Peace River and Melita, +2 C around Red Deer, Swift Current and Estevan, +6 C around Red Deer and Drumheller and +14 C around Calgary and Lethbridge.

Lows at WeatherFarm stations on Wednesday dropped to -24 C around Prince Albert and Melfort, -21 C around Saskatoon, Yorkton, Peace River, Lloydminster and Nipawin, -16 C around Edmonton, Red Deer, Grande Prairie and Brandon, -15 C around Regina, Morden, Weyburn and Kindersley, -13 C around Winnipeg and Steinbach, -6 C around Calgary, Medicine Hat and Swift Current and +4 C around Lethbridge.

For more data and maps from weather stations across the Prairies, visit the WeatherFarm website, where you can also sign up for a new-and-improved daily forecast email. 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.