Stormy skies expected to clear Wednesday morning
Stormy skies expected to clear Wednesday morning
AFTERNOON UPDATE: Storm potential is still riding along. Scattered showers began and persisted in parts of Calgary early Tuesday afternoon, though they won't materialize into much, if one was hoping to leave the sprinkler in the garage.
There's a small chance that in these isolated thunderstorms one would see a few millimetres of rain, but that's the extent of it. Small hail is the major "threat" from these storms. When thunder roars, best to head indoors, all the same.
Temperature-wise, this one's going to maintain a spell of above-seasonal days until about Friday, where things will start tapering downward in favour of rainshowers. As of yet, there are no signals to move the goal posts around; 4-8 mm of rain is expected from Friday to Sunday, under largely dreary conditions.
MORNING ARTICLE: Central and southern Alberta will get looped into a wave of instability Tuesday, which should produce some thundershowers along its axis today. After a couple of (relatively) dry days, we won't put an abundance of pressure on these to produce anything severe, though northern Alberta may see some stronger storms instead.
Warm weather will continue in our forecast for a few days, with midweek temperatures maintaining last week's forecast in the 20s. The added caveat will be wind, with gusts in the 30s and 40s interspersed throughout.
As we get to the weekend, we'll take a turn; showers develop Friday and carry on through Saturday and Sunday. Temperatures will cool, but we'll remain mild overnight, instead of facing additional risk of frost. The early indication is four to eight millimetres of rain spread throughout the weekend.
YOUR FIVE-DAY CALGARY FORECAST
- Evening: mainly cloudy, low 7 C
- Mainly sunny
- Daytime high: 21 C
- Evening: mainly clear, low 7 C
- Daytime high: 22 C
- Evening: cloudy, low 11 C
- Cloudy, showers, risk of P.M. thundershower
- Daytime high: 18 C
- Evening: partly cloudy, low 8 C
- Cloudy, showers
- Daytime high: 15 C
- Evening: partly cloudy, low 6 C
- Cloudy, showers
- Daytime high: 13 C
- Evening: partly cloudy, low 5 C
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