22 August 2010

22nd August 2010 - Sunday

High: 23.0
Low: 10.5
Days we didn't see any sun: (53)
Days swept snow from drive (0)
Days shovelled snow from drive (14)

It was yet another very hazy start to the day but the air quality has now been upgraded from Poor to Fair. It was quite a coold day on the whole. It was around +12 by mid morning and it didn't get much warmer than that.

It started to go really dark at around 4pm and the following weather warning is in place We did get some rain but none of the hail or thunder storms, which they did get in Calgary.

Severe thunderstorm warning for: Calgary, M.D. of Foothills near Okotoks and De Winton

At 4:20 PM MDT radar indicates a severe thunderstorm over South Calgary. This storm is moving to the east at 20 km/h and has produced quarter sized hail and heavy downpours.

This is a warning that severe thunderstorms are imminent or occurring in these regions. Remember that some severe thunderstorms produce tornadoes. Listen for updated warnings.

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