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By: Mikeman444, 7:17 PM GMT on December 28, 2014
(I know my forecast is late, "Holidays")
Another warm Fall followed by yet another cold winter. Seems the weather is stuck!
For the 5th year in a row it dipped below -25C in November. This years November deep freeze went as low as -33C.
On the hot side it reached or exceeded 30C in Late September for the 4th year in a row.
Early September saw an unusual cold snap that triggered a snowstorm that caused significant damage, braking trees and power ...
By: Mikeman444, 3:37 AM GMT on December 02, 2014
Winter actually arrived around the time mentioned in my "fall 2014 forecast" making my forecasts better in the long term and short. My monthly November forecast turned into a complete flop, instead of being warmer than normal a persistent blast of frigid air resulted in the month being closer to 3C degrees below normal, with snowfall higher than the norm. around 40cm total.
With temperatures dipping below -33C during the month marking Nov 2014 the 4th frigid No...
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...