After last week's persistent hurricane force winds swept through Alberta with peak gusts in excess of 160 km/h, the threat returns for more severe Chinook winds as a parade of Pacific storms continue to track into the west coast. The risk for freezing rain over northern sections of the province also prompted warnings early Monday with a colder pattern set to spread across the board in the days leading up to the Christmas holidays. More on how strong the winds get this week, plus the timing for the tumbling temperatures, below.
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