Edmonton weather: Thunderstorms come to an end, replaced with intense winds

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

It’s 11 C at the Edmonton Blatchford weather station with 42 km/h winds out of the west northwest.

The showers and thunderstorms we’ve experienced the last few days end after Thursday, with a 60 per cent chance of showers and a high of 16 C, as well as winds climbing up to a whopping 60 km/h. Those intense winds persist overnight, with a 30 per cent chance of showers, before lowering to 50 km/h on Friday, with a high of 17 C.

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I don’t think even an umbrella will keep you safe and warm with these kinds of winds, so stay indoors if you can, until this all blows over.

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Thursday’s forecast

Thursday: Cloudy with 60 per cent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 40 km/h gusting to 60 km/h this morning. High 16 C. UV index 3 or moderate.

Tonight: Cloudy with 30 per cent chance of showers early this evening. Clearing late this evening. Wind northwest 40 km/h gusting to 60 km/h. Low 9 C.

Friday: Sunny. Wind west 30 km/h gusting to 50 km/h. High 17 C. UV index 5 or moderate.

Sunrise: 5:12 a.m.

Sunset: 9:51 p.m.

Normals:

Max: 20 C

Min: 8 C

On this day (1996-2023):

Highest temperature: 25.9 C in 2017

Lowest temperature:  0.3 C in 2010

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Wednesday’s temperature

High: 19.2 C

Low: 8.5 C

Precipitation: 0.0 mm

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