This is what I had prepared to post prior to the 25 cm dump of snow we got. (See previous post)
A trip to the Athabasca River today showed that , yes, ducks have returned, why I don't know!
The dogs are shedding, the horses are shedding and some of the birds are back!
Bring it on!
Here is what we have scheduled for this weekend!
Alerts in effect for Whitecourt, AB
Issued at 10:33 AM MDT Friday 12 April 2013
Heavy snow beginning tonight.
A low pressure system will develop over Alberta tonight bringing with it a band of heavy snow. Current guidance suggests the band will set up from the Grande Cache region through the Capital region and into areas east of Red Deer. Total snowfall amounts up to 20 cm are possible by Sunday.They were wrong! We got 25 cm (10 inches) of very wet snow!