The Weather Network’s Fall Outlook: Meteorologists Share what to Expect this Fall
Above normal temperatures to continue through the fall
OAKVILLE, ON, Aug. 27, 2012 /CNW/ – According to The Weather Network’s Fall Outlook,most Canadians can expect above normal temperatures to continue through September, October and November. Across the country, the roller-coaster effect seen in previous seasons will continue through the fall months. Temperatures will see-saw from above to below normal, but are expected to remain slightly above average. The warmer weather will dominate September; however chillier autumn air will eventually take over as the end of the season approaches.
“The afterglow of a scorching summer will mean a warm start to the season,” said Chris Scott, Director of Meteorology with The Weather Network. “As November approaches, conditions will become stormier which is normal as winter nears.”
Western Canada Fall
Near normal precipitation will dominate west of the Ontario/Manitoba border, with only coastal British Columbia expected to experience below normal precipitation. Near normal temperatures will dominate Western Canada with the exception of Southern Alberta and Saskatchewan where above normal temperatures are expected. Below normal temperatures are expected for northern coastal British Columbia. For the Territories, near normal precipitation will prevail with Northern Nunavut experiencing above normal temperatures.
Eastern Canada Fall
Above normal temperatures will dominate Southern Ontario, Quebec and the Maritime provinces through the fall. Precipitation will be in the normal range for most of the region with the exception of central Ontario where higher amounts of precipitation are expected.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in their latest hurricane outlook have forecast 12-17 named storms in the Atlantic Basin, with five to eight developing into hurricanes and two to three being considered major. The track of the hurricanes along the US seaboard will determine the impact on Atlantic Canada; meteorologists recommend tuning into The Weather Network for the latest information on hurricanes.
The Weather Network’s Fall Outlook is now available at theweathernetwork.com/outlook. To learn even more about the conditions this fall, tune into The Weather Network on August 27th.
|The Weather Network’s Fall 2012 forecast|
|Region||Temperature outlook||Precipitation outlook|
|British Columbia||Near normal for most regions. Below normal for Northwest portions of the province.||Below normal for most of the coast, except for the Lower Mainland and southern Vancouver Island. Near normal elsewhere.|
|Alberta||Above normal along the southern and southeastern parts of the province. Near normal elsewhere||Near normal.|
|Saskatchewan||Above normal along the southern part of the province. Near normal elsewhere.||Near normal.|
|Manitoba||Near normal across the province.||Near normal.|
|Above normal for southwest and eastern Ontario. Near normal for northern Ontario.||Above normal for central and northeastern Ontario. Near normal elsewhere.|
|Québec||Above normal for Southern Quebec. Near normal elsewhere.||Near normal across most of the province. Above normal for central areas along the Ontario border|
|The Maritimes and Newfoundland and Labrador||Above normal for most of the Maritime provinces and Newfoundland. Near normal for Labrador.||Near normal for most of the Atlantic provinces|
|Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut||Near normal for most of the region. Above normal for northern Nunavut.||Near normal for the region.|
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SOURCE: The Weather Network