Toasty conditions in Calgary ahead of the Easter long weekend

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Our spring storm, and the entirety of its effects, have been firmly pushed beyond us. Over the next couple of days, we'll watch an upper ridge build into our region – that will involve westerly wind, which will be strong at times. That will also involve well-above-seasonal warmth through the next couple of days. Today's wind may push into the 40 km/h range, and

By Friday, we're under the continued influence of this weak ridge, with a slight disturbance driving a small chance of showers on an otherwise above-seasonal day. In the far north, activity could involve five to 10 centimetres of snow ahead of the weekend and even a chance of thundershowers tomorrow afternoon!

Your five-day forecast:

Tuesday:

  • Mainly sunny
  • Daytime high: 14 C
  • Evening: mainly clear, low -1 C

Thursday:

  • Mainly sunny
  • Daytime high: 16 C
  • Evening: mainly clear, low 1 C

Friday:

  • Partly cloudy, slight chance for evening showers
  • Daytime high: 8 C
  • Evening: Some cloud, low -3 C

Saturday:

  • Mainly sunny
  • Daytime high: 13 C
  • Evening: Some cloud, low 0 C

Easter Sunday:

  • Some cloud, a chance of showers
  • Daytime high: 8 C
  • Evening: Some cloud, low 0 C

Today's photos are both from Miriam, who took a stroll around Ribbon Creek!

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