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Winnipeg Guaranteed a White Christmas, But Most Canadians Won’t, Weather Network Forecasts

Winnipeg Guaranteed a White Christmas, But Most Canadians Won’t, Weather Network Forecasts

By Alanna Rizza, The Canadian Press

Quebec City
People walk under the Christmas lights on Petit-Champlain street in the old historic area of Quebec City, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)

Most Canadians won’t be getting a white Christmas this year, The Weather Network forecasts.

“For Christmas Eve specifically, the weather is really quiet across the country — unusually quiet. Typically this time of year we’re talking about somebody getting clobbered with a storm,” said the network’s chief meteorologist, Chris Scott.

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The Weather Network Predicts a ‘Mixed Bag’ of Winter Weather for Canada

The Weather Network Predicts a ‘Mixed Bag’ of Winter Weather for Canada

By Alanna Rizza, The Canadian Press

Lake Ontario Jogger
A woman runs beside Lake Ontario as cold mist rises from the lake during a winter cold snap in Kingston, Ont. on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. Canadians can expect a “mixed bag” of winter weather in the coming months, according to The Weather Network. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg)

Canadians can expect a “mixed bag” of winter weather in the coming months, according to The Weather Network.

The network is predicting Western Canada will have warmer than normal temperatures this winter, while the eastern half of the country will experience a long-lasting and colder than normal season.

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This Summer Will Be Slightly Warmer Than Last Year’s, Meteorologist Says

This Summer Will Be Slightly Warmer Than Last Year’s, Meteorologist Says

By The Canadian Press

Horses Sunset
Horses graze on a ranch as sprinklers water the pasture at sunset near Midway, B.C., on Saturday, May 12, 2018. One of Canada’s most high-profile weather forecasters says that while spring may have been slow to start, it will be a hot summer throughout much of the country. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

One of Canada’s most high-profile weather forecasters says that while spring may have been slow to start, it will be a hot summer throughout much of the country.

The Weather Network says the season’s forecast calls for a slightly warmer version of last year’s summer in most parts of Canada.

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Winnipeg ‘Guaranteed’ to Have White Christmas Along with Frigid Temperatures

Winnipeg ‘Guaranteed’ to Have White Christmas Along with Frigid Temperatures

Snow Stuck
People push a stuck car after two days of snow in Winnipeg, Wednesday, December 7, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Depending on where you live in Canada, your dreams of having a white Christmas may come down to the wire.

Aside from precipitation on the ground to beautify the holiday season, The Weather Network’s Holiday Snow Report is forecasting one of the coldest Christmases in quite some time for parts of Canada.

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Colder-Than-Normal Weather to Continue Through March: Weather Network Forecast

Colder-Than-Normal Weather to Continue Through March: Weather Network Forecast

By Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press

Toronto Snow
People clear snow from their sidewalks and streets after a large amount of snow fell in Toronto on Monday, February 2, 2015. Looking to break out of winter’s icy clutches? The Weather Network has some bad news — you’re stuck in a frigid embrace for a while longer. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

TORONTO – Looking to break out of winter’s icy clutches? The Weather Network has some bad news — you’re stuck in a frigid embrace for a while longer.

The network says bitter cold and record snowfalls that have made this a tough winter across most of the country means spring weather will be a while in coming.

Chief meteorologist Chris Scott says the network’s spring outlook is calling for a colder-than-normal month of March from Alberta and all points east.

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Another Deep Winter Freeze for Manitoba, Forecaster Predicts

By Sarah Klein

Winter Outlook 2014 - The Weather Network
Below normal winter temperatures are predicted for Manitoba. (THE WEATHER NETWORK)
Winter Outlook 2014 - The Weather Network
Precipitation forecast for this winter showing above normal snowfall in eastern Canada. (THE WEATHER NETWORK)

WINNIPEG — The good news (if you can find any) about the upcoming winter season is Manitoba looks to be on track for near normal precipitation. The bad news? It’s going to get really, really cold.

The Weather Network released their winter outlook Tuesday, painting the picture for how the frigid season will play out throughout the country.

The Prairie provinces should expect below normal temperatures, with most areas stretching from Alberta east to Manitoba to see near normal precipitation, except for the extreme southern part of Alberta which will be below normal.

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Cold, Windy Conditions for Halloween Night in Manitoba

Halloween
(Halloween image via Shutterstock)

If you’re dressing up as Mary Poppins for Halloween on Friday, you may want to leave the umbrella at home.

The Weather Network has come out with its forecast for the “spookiest night of the year,” preparing Canadians coast-to-coast for the conditions in their area as kids hit the street to collect their sugary loot.

Dry conditions, but with a brisk wind, will make their way into the prairie provinces for Halloween night across Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

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