Weather Edmonton: Chance of freezing rain and wind during the day

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Currently it is -5 C at the Edmonton Blatchford weather station with a calm wind.

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The weather is all over the place today. There is a chance of showers this morning and early afternoon. And chance of freezing rain late this morning. At the moment the wind is calm, but it would become stronger later this morning with gusts of 20 to 40 km/h.

The wind persists into the early evening and then begins to calm down. Around midnight the wind returns from the west with a nightly minimum temperature of -3 C with a wind chill of -8.

It looks like we’re going to see more seasonal weather in the future with more precipitation in the forecast over the weekend.

apelech@postmedia.com


Today’s forecast

Today: Increasing clouds then a 30 percent chance of rain showers late this morning and early this afternoon. A mix of sun and clouds this afternoon. Chance of freezing rain late this morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 mph gusting to 40 this morning. High plus 5. Wind chill minus 13 this morning.

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This evening: Half-cloudy. Wind northwest 20 mph gusting to 40 and light tonight. Wind becomes west 20 around midnight. Low minus 3. Wind chill minus 8 tonight.

Tomorrow: Mainly sunny. Wind speed up to 15 km/h. High plus 3. Wind chill minus 8 in the morning.

Sunrise: 8:17 am

Sunset: 4:25 pm

Normals:

maximum: -3 C

minus: -11C

Yesterday

maximum: 7.4 C

minus: -1.5 C

Precipitation: 0.0 mm

On This Day (1996–2020)

Highest temperature: 8.6°C in 2005

Lowest temperature: -24.0°C in 2006

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