It turned out the Starks were right; Winter is actually coming to Calgary this week.
One look at The Weather Network’s 7 day forecast shows that significant snowfall is on the way. The temperatures take a nosedive and the unusual warmth that we enjoyed all autumn disappears.
Any Calgarians who went outside today will know we are starting to see some freezing temperatures, and although Tuesday is expected to hit a high of 5 ° C, we will still have a chance of under 1 snowfall see cm.
Some storms follow on Wednesday, bringing in another centimeter of snowfall with less than 1 mm of rain, while Thursday with almost 1 cm of snow can be one of the driest days of the week.
A high of 12 ° C is forecast for Friday, although it will also bring 1 to 3 mm of precipitation and 1 to 3 cm of snow thanks to the -4 ° C low that will bring the night.
Temperatures continue to drop on Saturday with a high of -2 ° C that feels like -6 ° C and a low of -11 ° C, which brings about 1 cm of snow.
The actual snow day will come on Sunday, with about 2 inches of snow, a high of -3 ° C that feels like -7 ° C, and another cool night low of -11 ° C.
Given that we made it through almost mid-October without seeing a hint of winter, we can’t exactly say that we are surprised that the weather here in Calgary has finally revealed.
Just make sure you have those hoods, scarves and mittens ready, YYC because you will need them soon enough.