Edmonton weather: Luscious high of 17 C, maybe some wind

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A look at Saturday’s Edmonton weather by Environment Canada.

It’s 7 C at the Edmonton Blatchford weather station early Saturday, with 8 km/h winds out of the east, southeast.

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Rains brew such soothing balm. A primitive chorus, frogs gleefully croak. Pairs of ducks, everywhere. A coyote couple, sweep wet grass. Saturday’s high, 17 C, more showers at night, maybe. 

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Velvet powder, a butterfly’s wings, this one light chocolate, white icing trim.

Barbed wire lanes protect stains of reach. Busywork, busywork. Showboat. Horses stare.

Weather, lord of thoughts, thanks.

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Today’s forecast

Today: Mix of sun and cloud with wind becoming east 20 km/h in the afternoon. High 17 C. UV index 5 or moderate.

Tonight: Mainly cloudy, 30 per cent chance of showers. Wind east 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Low 9 C.

Tomorrow: Mix of sun and cloud with 30 per cent chance of showers and an afternoon thunderstorm. Wind becoming west 20 km/h in the afternoon. High 18 C. UV index 5 or moderate.

Sunrise: 5:18 a.m.

Sunset: 9:45 p.m.

Normals:

Max: 19 C

Min: 8 C

On this day (1996-2023):

Highest temperature: 27.5 in 2018

Lowest temperature: -2.9 in 2012

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Yesterday’s temperature

High: 14.5 C

Low: 5.2 C

Precipitation: 0.0 mm

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