Forecasts for southern Alberta and the Mountain Park

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FPCN15 CWWG 011100
Forecasts for southern Alberta and the mountain parks issued by
Environment Canada at 5.00 am mdt Wednesday 1 October 2014 for today
and Thursday.
The next scheduled forecast will be issued at 11.00 am.

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MAJOR REFERENCE ELEVATIONS:
 BANFF: 		      1384 METRES.
 HWY 93 - BOW SUMMIT:	      2068 METRES.
 JASPER:		      1061 METRES.
 HWY 93 - SUNWAPTA PASS:      2034 METRES.
 CANMORE:		      1350 METRES.
 HWY 40 - HIGHWOOD PASS:      2206 METRES.
 PINCHER CREEK: 	      1030 METRES.
 WATERTON:		      1280 METRES.
 CROWSNEST PASS:	      1300 METRES.
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City of Calgary.
Today..Mainly sunny. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this afternoon.
 High 14. UV index 3 or moderate.
Tonight..Increasing cloudiness then a few showers beginning this
 evening and ending overnight. Clearing before morning. Wind
 northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low minus 1.
Thursday..Sunny. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light
 in the evening. High 7.

Okotoks - High River - Claresholm.
Today..Mainly sunny. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this afternoon.
 High 14. UV index 3 or moderate.
Tonight..Increasing cloudiness. A few rain showers beginning this
 evening then changing to a few flurries or rain showers before
 morning. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light
 overnight. Low minus 1.
Thursday..Clearing in the morning. High 7.

Airdrie - Cochrane - Olds - Sundre.
Today..Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness late this afternoon. Wind
 becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 11. UV index 3
 or moderate.
Tonight..A few rain showers changing to a few flurries near midnight
 and ending overnight then clearing. Risk of a thunderstorm early
 this evening. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low minus 4.
Thursday..Sunny. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light
 near noon. High 7.

Drumheller - Three Hills.
Today..Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness late this afternoon. Wind
 becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 15. UV index 3 or
 moderate.
Tonight..A few rain showers ending near midnight then mainly cloudy
 with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. Clearing before
 morning. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low zero.
Thursday..A mix of sun and cloud. Clearing early in the evening. Wind
 northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light in the afternoon.
 High 7.

Brooks - Strathmore - Vulcan.
Today..Mainly sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon.
 High 16. UV index 3 or moderate.
Tonight..Increasing cloudiness. A few showers beginning this evening
 and ending before morning. Wind west 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming
 north 30 gusting to 50 near midnight. Low plus 1.
Thursday..A mix of sun and cloud. Clearing early in the evening. Wind
 north 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light in the evening. High 7.

Banff National Park.
Today..Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness this morning then
 60 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Snow level 2100
 metres. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 9.
Tonight..Rain showers changing to flurries and rain showers and
 ending near midnight then clearing. Snow level 2200 metres lowering
 to valley bottom late this evening. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming
 light this evening. Low minus 3.
Thursday..Sunny. High 7.

Kananaskis - Canmore.
Today..Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Wind west
 20 km/h. High 10. UV index 3 or moderate.
Tonight..A few rain showers and flurries changing to a few flurries
 late this evening and ending before morning then clearing. Wind west
 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 3.
Thursday..Sunny. High 7.

Jasper National Park.
Today..Increasing cloudiness. 60 percent chance of showers early this
 afternoon. Showers beginning this afternoon. Snow level 1900 metres.
 Wind becoming west 20 km/h near noon. High 10.
Tonight..Rain showers ending this evening then mainly cloudy with
 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. Clearing before
 morning. Snow level 1600 metres lowering to valley bottom this
 evening. Low minus 4.
Thursday..Mainly sunny. High 8.

Nordegg - Forestry Trunk Road Highway 734.
Today..Sunny. Increasing cloudiness late this morning then 60 percent
 chance of showers late this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm late
 this afternoon. High 8.
Tonight..Rain showers ending late this evening then mainly cloudy
 with 30 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. Clearing before
 morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this evening
 then light overnight. Low minus 4.
Thursday..Sunny. High 6.

Rocky Mountain House - Caroline.
Today..Sunny. Increasing cloudiness near noon then 30 percent chance
 of showers late this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm late this
 afternoon. High 10.
Tonight..Rain showers ending near midnight then mainly cloudy with
 30 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. Clearing before
 morning. Wind becoming northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this evening.
 Low minus 3.
Thursday..Sunny. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light
 in the evening. High plus 5.

Red Deer - Ponoka - Innisfail - Stettler.
Today..Sunny. Increasing cloudiness near noon then 30 percent chance
 of showers late this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm late this
 afternoon. High 13. UV index 3 or moderate.
Tonight..Rain showers ending after midnight then mainly cloudy with
 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind becoming northwest 30 km/h
 gusting to 50 this evening. Low minus 2.
Thursday..Clearing early in the morning. Wind northwest 30 km/h
 gusting to 50 becoming light in the evening. High 6.

Hanna - Coronation - Oyen.
Today..Sunny. Increasing cloudiness this afternoon. Wind becoming
 west 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this morning. High 14. UV index 3
 or moderate.
Tonight..Rain showers ending overnight then cloudy with 60 percent
 chance of flurries. Local rainfall amount 5 mm. Wind southwest
 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming northwest 40 gusting to 70 this
 evening. Low zero.
Thursday..Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries in the morning.
 Clearing in the afternoon. Wind northwest 40 km/h gusting to 70
 diminishing to 20 gusting to 40 early in the evening. High plus 4.

Medicine Hat - Bow Island - Suffield.
Today..Mainly sunny. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 16. UV
 index 3 or moderate.
Tonight..Increasing cloudiness. Showers beginning this evening. Wind
 west 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low plus 2.
Thursday..Cloudy. 30 percent chance of rain showers early in the
 morning then 30 percent chance of flurries late in the morning.
 Clearing in the afternoon. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50
 becoming light in the evening. High 7.

Cypress Hills Provincial Park - Foremost.
Today..Mainly sunny. Wind west 30 km/h gusting to 50. High 16. UV
 index 3 or moderate.
Tonight..Increasing cloudiness. Showers beginning near midnight. Wind
 west 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low plus 2.
Thursday..Cloudy. 30 percent chance of rain showers early in the
 morning then 30 percent chance of flurries late in the morning.
 Clearing in the afternoon. Wind northwest 40 km/h gusting to 60
 becoming west 20 gusting to 40 in the evening. High 7.

Lethbridge - Taber - Milk River.
Today..Mainly sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h near noon then
 west 40 gusting to 60. High 16. UV index 3 or moderate.
Tonight..Increasing cloudiness. Showers beginning this evening.
 Amount 5 mm. Wind west 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming northwest 20
 gusting to 40 this evening. Low plus 1.
Thursday..Clearing in the morning. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to
 40 becoming light in the afternoon. High 7.

Cardston - Fort MacLeod - Magrath.
Today..Mainly sunny. Wind becoming west 30 km/h gusting to 50 this
 afternoon. High 13. UV index 4 or moderate.
Tonight..Increasing cloudiness. Rain showers beginning late this
 evening then changing to flurries before morning. Wind west 30 km/h
 gusting to 50. Low minus 1.
Thursday..Flurries ending in the morning then clearing. High 7.

Crowsnest Pass - Pincher Creek - Waterton Lakes Nat. Park.
Today..Mainly sunny. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 50 increasing to 40
 gusting to 70 this afternoon. High 13. UV index 3 or moderate.
Tonight..Increasing cloudiness. Rain showers beginning near midnight
 then changing to a few flurries before morning. Local rainfall
 amount 5 mm. Snow level 2200 metres lowering to valley bottom before
 morning. Wind west 40 km/h gusting to 70 becoming light near
 midnight. Low zero.
Thursday..Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries early in the
 morning. Clearing late in the morning. Wind becoming west 30 km/h
 early in the evening then light in the evening. High 7.

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