23 June 2010

23rd June 2010 - Wednesday

High: 22.7
Low: 9.5
Days we didn't see any sun: (48)
Days swept snow from drive (0)
Days shovelled snow from drive (14)

It was a bright and sunny start with a bit of light cloud cover. It was +16 at 8.30am and nice and warm. Temperatures reached around +24 and it was a lovely, sunny and hot day.

There is currently a thunderstorm watch in place as follows, although it doesn't look like it will reach Calgary and Okotoks etc.

Severe thunderstorm watch for
Airdrie, Cochrane, Olds & Sundre

Conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms.

This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds.

Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements. If threatening weather approaches take immediate safety precautions.

An unstable airmass combined with daytime heating is acting to create conditions favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms across much of south and Central Alberta. The strongest possibility of severe thunderstorms remains over the foothills west of west of Edmonton and Red Deer. However the potential for severe storms has now spread across highway 2. If the storms develop extremely heavy downpours...Strong winds and large hail are possible.

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