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by lightningmanAB
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: [AB] Alberta Weather Discussions
Topic: Alberta weather - 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1996

Re: Alberta weather - 2018

At my work I measured close to 10cm of new wet snow on April 16th.
It initially accumulated on some roads but by noon it was melting off the roads but still accumulating on grass and cooler surfaces.
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by lightningmanAB
Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: [AB] Alberta Weather Discussions
Topic: Alberta weather - 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1996

Re: Alberta weather - 2018

More snow for Calgary tomorrow but finally warming above freezing by Monday, just relentless cold and snow. Yup. We had 8.5cm of new snow on Saturday-Sunday morning but today feels glorious with the sun shining and the temperature 6-8C in my part of town. This time yesterday it was -6C at the airpo...
by lightningmanAB
Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: [AB] Alberta Weather Discussions
Topic: Alberta weather - 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1996

Re: Alberta weather - 2018

Unreal the continuation of the cold and or snow in Alberta, just the long duration I'm sure they've had it before but this is just amazing and the cold cuts through part of central and more so northeastern B.C. as well. It still leaves me to believe a 2011 type summer for Southwest B.C. I took a pi...
by lightningmanAB
Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: [AB] Alberta Weather Discussions
Topic: Alberta weather - 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1996

Re: Alberta weather - 2018

Yeah Saturday looks a little wimpy but Thursday looks good. Might not be the largest for me. We did get some good dumps this winter. This was just 11 days ago - 25.5cm of snow: https://twitter.com/lightningmanAB/status/969985227320737792 Feb 8, 2018 - 22cm of snow: https://twitter.com/lightningmanA...
by lightningmanAB
Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: [AB] Alberta Weather Discussions
Topic: Alberta weather - 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1996

Re: Alberta weather - 2018

Using 10:1 ratio, the NAM3KM is progging 15cm of snow for Calgary on Thursday afternoon and evening. snow.JPG On Saturday, another system will likely bring more snow to Calgary and much of SW Alberta. Doesn't look too significant for Saturday. 5cm? gfs_mslp_pcpn_frzn_nwus_12.png Largest snowfall of...
by lightningmanAB
Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: [AB] Alberta Weather Discussions
Topic: Alberta weather - 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1996

Re: Alberta weather - 2018

Using 10:1 ratio, the NAM3KM is progging 15cm of snow for Calgary on Thursday afternoon and evening. snow.JPG On Saturday, another system will likely bring more snow to Calgary and much of SW Alberta. Doesn't look too significant for Saturday. 5cm? gfs_mslp_pcpn_frzn_nwus_12.png Largest snowfall of...
by lightningmanAB
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: [AB] Alberta Weather Discussions
Topic: Alberta weather - 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1996

Re: Alberta weather - 2018

Here are some graphs showing the snow pack in the mountains of the Bow River watershed west of Calgary. Snow pack is above normal for this time of year: MtOdlum-WaterlevelOrientatedGraph.png LittleElbowSummit-WaterlevelOrientatedGraph.png SunshineVillage-WaterlevelOrientatedGraph.png SkokiLodge-Wate...
by lightningmanAB
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: [AB] Alberta Weather Discussions
Topic: Alberta weather - 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1996

Re: Alberta weather - 2018

Using 10:1 ratio, the NAM3KM is progging 15cm of snow for Calgary on Thursday afternoon and evening.
snow.JPG


On Saturday, another system will likely bring more snow to Calgary and much of SW Alberta.
by lightningmanAB
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: [AB] Alberta Weather Discussions
Topic: Alberta weather - 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1996

Re: Alberta weather - 2018

Good for southern SK and MB as well. Yup! I was waiting for that updated Canadian map to come out. :) Here is the map (I zoomed into the praries). Capture.PNG Total precip thru to hr384 on the latest GFS. Does not look promising for the drought affected regions across the prairies including the Cal...
by lightningmanAB
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: [AB] Alberta Weather Discussions
Topic: Alberta weather - 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 1996

Re: Alberta weather - 2018

Typeing3 wrote:
lightningmanAB wrote:The areas affected by drought in the US northern plains will receive some good precipitation according to the GFS. Lines up nicely. Good for crops and summer storms!
droughtUSA.JPG
GFSMar2.JPG

Good for southern SK and MB as well.

Yup! I was waiting for that updated Canadian map to come out. :)

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