Christy's weather: Whitehorse's heat wave continues

CBC North meteorologist Christy Climenhaga has your forecast for Wednesday, Feb. 18.
Janna Deneron sent in this photo from Fort Liard, N.W.T. (submitted by Janna Deneron)

Yukon outlook

Spring-like weather has moved through the Yukon this week, with temperatures 10-15 degrees above what's normal for this time of year. Here's a look at some of the temperatures across the territory yesterday, all of these breaking temperature records for the day!

Today, temperatures will be warm yet again, with highs well above the freezing mark in the south, and in the minus single digits further north. The territory will see some more snowfall today, with light flurries in most communities.

N.W.T. outlook

Overcast conditions will remain through most of the N.W.T. today, with a low pressure system to the south. Light snowfall could be seen through the South Slave and Dehcho regions.

Temperatures will also remain very mild in the territory, with temperatures near -10 C in most communities in the South Slave, Dehcho, and Sahtu.

The Delta region will be slightly cooler in the minus teens with light flurries in the morning.

Yellowknife will also see some slightly cooler weather today, with highs lingering near -20 C. Watch for temperatures in the minus teens by tomorrow.

Nunavut outlook

The cold clear weather remains in Nunavut today, with temperatures in the -30s and wind chills in the -50s yet again. Extreme cold warnings will likely remain for most of the Kivalliq and Foxe Basin with those temperatures in place.

Iqaluit will see a very slight warm up today, with highs climbing to -25 C this afternoon.

About the Author

Christy Climenhaga

CBC Saskatchewan Meteorologist

Christy Climenhaga, CBC Saskatchewan's Meteorologist, covers weather for the province. Catch her forecast tonight at 6 on CBC Saskatchewan News.