Alberta Foothills Weather

Archive for September, 2009

27 Sep

September 27

Summer around these parts came to an abrupt end yesterday afternoon. Under a wind watch from early in the morning, we waited for an expected cold front to pass over, not expecting much to see but the wind, forecast to be up to 90km/h. When the front finally came over the hills to the northwest, […]

24 Sep

September 23

As forecast, temperatures soared into the 30’s all over the province today, Red Deer smashed it’s record by a full 5 degrees, hitting 34.2C (94F) around 4pm. About the same time, a strange gray mass started to push in over the mountains, but it was not moisture related. Smoke! It looked like there must be […]

22 Sep

September 21

Summer may be officially over but we have at least one more shot of heat before it’s really over. Well above average temps since the last post, and still not below zero here, although YQF reported -1 this morning, we only made it to +.6. It’s been 121 days since our last frost on May […]

14 Sep

September 14

Summer continues. Dry, dusty, and warm, at least 500 miles to the nearest cloud for the 12th and 13th, and only a few high feathers today as Saskatchewan got in on some late summer action moving up from the south. It’s been a boon to farmers, a good portion of the grain crops are in […]

07 Sep

September 7

Still waiting for some sort of late summer send off around here. June seems very far away. The weekend looked somewhat promising for some season ending goodies, but even with a series of nice lows rolling in from BC, we got nothing out of it but a few huffs of wind. All the action stayed […]

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