Alberta Foothills Weather

Archive for March, 2009

11 Mar

March 11

More low temperature records fell this morning, some were absolutely crushed. Waterton park gate saw -33.6C, almost twice as cold as they have been on this day since records began in 42 years ago. Windchill warnings went out early this morning for central/southern Alberta with a breeze dropping chills into the mid -40’s. Shooting the […]

10 Mar

March 10

Brrr! This time last year, the pussywillows were out, the Red Deer River was open, and we were only a few days away from our first interesting convective display of the season. We hit -32.3C at 8:30 this morning and it’s -20C as I type, the wind has started up again after flatlining for the […]

09 Mar

March 8

Another full bag of weather goodies over the weekend around here. Saturday started off real nice, by 10am we were on our way to the foothills with a load of Cats in tow and ear to ear grins. Plenty of snow to play in, the sun was out, and it was right around the freezing […]

06 Mar

March 5

We’ve had a full bag of goodies since the last post. Tuesday started off with a surprise heavy snowfall warning for a good portion of southern Alberta, the main stripe of snow stayed east of the QE2 from Drumheller to Vermillion, we got a skiff of snow then a beautiful afternoon out of the deal. […]

02 Mar

March 1

February went out like a lion, but March came in like a lamb. After another nippy day to end the month, the wind died off just as March began, then shortly after sunrise a nice lee trough/ mountain wave began to set up that got us heading for the hills. West of Caroline the sun […]

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