Edmonton climate: Widespread smoke, threat of thunderstorm as warmth warning lifts

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A have a look at Sunday’s Edmonton climate by Surroundings Canada.

It’s 18 C on the Edmonton Blatchford climate station Sunday morning, with 8 km/h winds out of the northwest.

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The skies are orchestrating some type of present with smoke, probability of showers, and the opportunity of a daytime thunderstorm within the combine. With that, the warmth warning has been lifted, Sunday’s excessive within the cooler 24 C vary.

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Basking within the Adirondack chairs or rolling round on seaside blankets could also be additional restricted, nevertheless. Widespread wildfire smoke anticipated to hold round these components for days has triggered one other particular air high quality assertion.

The smoke is inflicting poor air high quality and lowered visibility at instances, mentioned the 4:50 a.m. assertion from Surroundings Canada and companions.

These with lung illness (comparable to bronchial asthma) or coronary heart illness, older adults, kids, pregnant folks, and individuals who work outdoor are at increased threat of experiencing well being results attributable to wildfire smoke, warn officers. They advocate preserving doorways and home windows closed if the temperature in your house is comfy, and utilizing an air air purifier with a Excessive Effectivity Particulate Air (HEPA) filter in rooms the place you spend a variety of time.

Those that should spend time outdoor ought to have a well-fitted respirator sort masks (like a NIOSH licensed N95 or equal respirator) that doesn’t permit air to cross by small openings between the masks and face, serving to scale back publicity to the high quality particles in smoke. It’s the high quality particles that typically pose the best threat to well being. Nevertheless, warn officers, respirators don’t scale back publicity to the gases in wildfire smoke so it is very important hearken to your physique and scale back or cease actions if you’re feeling unwell.

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Extra info is accessible at Alberta Well being Providers.


At present’s forecast

At present: Mix of solar and cloud, 30 per cent probability of showers early afternoon with threat of a thunderstorm. Widespread smoke. Wind changing into northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 km/h this afternoon. Excessive 23 C. Humidex 26. UV index 7 or excessive.

Tonight: Widespread smoke. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 km/h, changing into mild this night. Low 16 C.

Tomorrow: Widespread smoke. Excessive 27 C. UV index 8 or very excessive.

Dawn: 5:05 a.m.

Sundown: 10:02 p.m.

Normals: 

Max: 21 C

Min: 10 C

Yesterday

Max: 28.9 C

Min: 16.9 C

Precipitation: 0.0 mm

On This Day (1996-2022)

Highest temperature: 25.4 C in 2015

Lowest temperature: 4.2 C in 2014

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