Monday makes the list of the top five snowiest days on record in the capital, weather historian and forecaster Rolf Campbell reported via Twitter.
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The blizzard caused chaos Monday with Tuesday expected to be cold but sunny as the big dig out continues.
Environment and Climate Change Canada predicted a high of -13 C Tuesday with a northwest wind at 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light in the afternoon. Expected wind chills are -24 in the morning and -19 in the afternoon.
Periods of snow totalling 2 cm are expected to start overnight with the mercury dipping to -18 C, with a wind chill near -25, then rising to -13 C by morning.
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Periods of snow adding up to 5 cm are in the forecast for Wednesday with the risk of freezing drizzle as the temperature climbs to a high of 3 C. The wind chill is expected to be -22 Wednesday morning.
Wednesday night’s forecast low is -21 C.
Thursday and Friday are expected to be sunny and cold with highs of -18 C and -14 C and lows of -26 C and -19 C.
It’s still a few days away but periods of snow are in the forecast for Saturday night and Sunday, too. Forecast highs are -9 C Saturday, with a low of -11 C, and -7 C on Sunday with a low of -20 C.
“Normals” for this time of year are highs of -6 C and lows of -16 C.
Sunrise is at 7:36 a.m. and sunset is at 4:49 p.m.