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By: Mikeman444, 6:08 PM GMT on April 01, 2014
March 2014 finished off 4C below normal with well above normal snowfall.
(Data from Edmonton intl)
April begins the same way march did. with brutal cold making for the first time since 1960 we have had -20C frigid cold in April for two consecutive years. This only the 4th April to have been this cold. April of 1975,1982, and 2013 being the other frigid Aprils.
April 2014 Forecast
Issued 11.42am Tuesday April 1st
By: Mikeman444, 7:04 PM GMT on March 26, 2014
After such a nasty winter we all want spring! At this point were looking at a fairly close copy of last year give or take a week. Snowpack should be gone by mid April over Much of Alberta but will stick around in Sask and Manitoba at least until early May. Flood risk is rated at high to extreme over large areas. After the snow goes away the effects of the unusually warm Pacific and western drought will take effect. May have the first heatwave of 2014 around the May ...
Updated: 7:05 PM GMT on March 26, 2014
By: Mikeman444, 7:33 AM GMT on February 26, 2014
March 2014 Forecast. For Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba
Issued 7:50pm March 1 2014
After a bitter cold February(7C colder than normal) the March is off to a very cold start with brutal cold. A large part of the prairies are freezing under the -40C temperatures. While it is very cold to start March is likely to end on the warm side resulting in a near to slightly cooler than normal month. Precipitation should be near normal or lower than normal.<...
Updated: 2:57 AM GMT on March 02, 2014
By: Mikeman444, 11:15 PM GMT on February 03, 2014
First a look back. January 2014 was the complete opposite of the forecast with little more than half the normal snowfall and temperatures 6C above normal. another notable event was on January 15th when the region experienced on of the strongest wind storms in recorded history.
Hurricane force wind gusts whipped chunks of ice and debris across highways and blew over transport trucks. Most tree damage was to evergreens. Some Structures were damaged however there...
By: Mikeman444, 5:23 AM GMT on January 02, 2014
The last month of 2013 finished of more than 3 degrees colder than average in Alberta, and closer to 15 degrees colder in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Snowfall was once again around double to norm. Totals for Nov,Dec now exceed 1m in some areas.
January 2014 Forecast For Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba
Issued Jan 1 2014 10pm
Overall Colder than normal with double the normal snowfall over most areas. Could be a historic Mega freeze in Manito...
Updated: 7:38 AM GMT on January 02, 2014