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A cooldown with a chance of rain on the Prairies

Sunday, August 9th 2020, 7:00 am - Sunday brings a threat for storms for northern Saskatchewan and southern Manitoba.

Chance of storms for northern Saskatchewan throughout Sunday morning and afternoon. The system will make its way into Manitoba, bringing rain into the evening hours. Aside from Winnipeg, temperatures on the Prairies will mostly be in the low-20s, just below seasonal. Details, below.


WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Storm potential for northern Saskatchewan and southern Manitoba on Sunday
  • Weekend cooldown for the Prairies
  • Below seasonal temperatures everywhere Sunday
  • Keep on top of active weather ALERTS in your area

SUNDAY: EAST COOLS OFF, LINGERING RAIN, SEVERE STORM POTENTIAL

The slow-moving low in the north will continue to bring rain in northern Saskatchewan and Manitoba, with precipitation expected to continue through Monday night. Meanwhile, a boundary will push into the southern half of Manitoba in the morning, bringing showers and a risk of afternoon thunderstorms.

There is a risk for storms to reach severe levels in the extreme southern areas, along the U.S. and Manitoba borders mostly. Potential hazards include strong wind gusts, heavy rainfall and small hail.

PRRISKSUN

Temperatures will plunge again Sunday, but this time in the eastern Prairies, while Alberta warms up slightly. Daytime highs will drop several degrees in parts of Saskatchewan and Manitoba, staying below seasonal in the low- to mid-20s range. Most places in Alberta will reach the 20s, but will still be below seasonal.

Sun - PR

As well, the upper level trough will bring more snow to the very high elevations of the Rockies, with snowfall already accumulating Friday. The northern Rockies may see freezing levels drop to 2,200 metres.

Stay tuned to The Weather Network for the latest updates.

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