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Canada Prairies: Wintry cold snap, hefty helping of snow on the way

17:15  03 november  2019
17:15  03 november  2019 Source:   theweathernetwork.com

Prairies: Several reinforcing shots of arctic air, frigid wind chills this week

  Prairies: Several reinforcing shots of arctic air, frigid wind chills this week The next little while will feel like we've skipped the final days of October and gone straight to late November.After a swath of snow ended the weekend for parts of the Prairies, quickly plunging temperatures are set to make the first half of the new week feel more like November or December. While the extremely cold pattern will somewhat relax at times for some, several reinforcing shots of arctic air will persist well into next week and beyond. More on how cold things will get, plus the timing of a weak clipper that could bring additional snow flurries late week, below.

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A brutal winter storm scattered a wintry mix of snow , sleet and freezing rain from normally balmy north Florida up the Southeast seaboard Wednesday, adding to the misery of a bitter cold snap . The cold snap continues as a man walks on the pier along side a frozen section of the harbor at Fort

'Unusually cold' will be the key phrase for much of the country for the first and second weeks of November, and the Prairies will lead the way in that respect as cross-polar flow drives repeated blasts of Arctic air into the region. Temperatures more typical of mid-winter will also spark periods of snow, particularly for Alberta, through the first half of the week. We take a look at what to expect, and how cold it gets, below.

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  • Rounds of snow, particularly for Alberta, add up through early week
  • Arctic air brings widespread temperatures well below average for first weeks of November
  • Stay aware of ALERTS in your area

WATCH BELOW: TRACKING SHOTS OF SNOW FOR THE PRAIRIES

ROUNDS OF SNOW PILE UP OVER ALBERTA

Repeated cold fronts trailing down over the western Prairies will bring several bursts of snow to the region through the week ahead. The very dry, Arctic air increasingly in place over the region means accumulations will be pretty limited for most, with one big exception -- western Alberta.

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While intense Pacific moisture will be mostly missing from the pattern, long periods of upsloping winds will help to wring what moisture there is out of the air over the Rockies, to the tune of 40+ cm of snow over the central foothills.

The heaviest accumulation will be confined to higher elevations, but there's still a healthy helping of snow in the cards for places like Red Deer and Calgary, where up to 15 cm is expected through Tuesday.

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MID-WINTER TEMPERATURES DESCEND

The Arctic high pressure driving those upsloping winds in Alberta will also spur temperatures more appropriate for December by mid-week, as even afternoon wind chills drop into the minus teens.

Ontario: Gusty, mild start to week ahead of sharp cold snap

  Ontario: Gusty, mild start to week ahead of sharp cold snap Gusty, showery start to the week will give way to temperature slide for southern OntarioTime to prepare for the season ahead! The Weather Network's Winter Forecast launches Monday, November 18.

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Unseasonally cold temperatures will be accompanied by wintry showers on the east coast and in Scotland with hail, sleet and even snow on high ground. Day time temperatures are expected to fall to between 7C and 10C (45F to 50F) in the south on Wednesday with temperatures in Scotland and on

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While some of the worst of the cold will ease slightly for the second half of the workweek, a significant pattern change does not look to be in store. Renewed high pressure and additional shots of cold northern air are expected to keep high temperatures below zero for much of the region through the middle of the month.

Strongest cold anomaly on the planet located in this unlucky Canadian province .
Temperatures will feel brutally cold in this location by Monday morning. Persistent ridging over Alaska has been the theme for several months, with sea ice coverage taking a significant beating in the Chukchi Sea. This weekend will feature the two most extreme temperature anomalies on the planet within relative proximity of each other.

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