Saturday, October 28, 2017, 12:38 PM – A typhoon in the western Pacific Ocean is set to impact Western Canada with a blast of winter weather next week.
“As the heat and energy from the storm is absorbed into the upper atmosphere, our jet stream will become fairly amplified downstream, with big dips of cold air flooding parts of Canada,” says The Weather Network meteorologist Erin Wenckstern.
“This may be the coldest air of the season so far.”
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However, Alberta looks to hang onto the warmth for one more day, with temperatures likely to hit the 20s for some cities Saturday. In contrast, daytime highs around the freezing mark are expected for Manitoba, all courtesy of a low sinking down from the Northwest Territories that will bring a widespread swath of snow across northern portions of the province.
Temperatures start to drop for Alberta on Sunday, with wind gusts between 60-80 km/h likely through