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The Fortress
Weather Forecast, Canada

 

The Fortress Weather (Days 0-3):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Becoming milder with light rain (total 7mm) on Thu afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed afternoon, min -2°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Wed night, strong winds from the WSW by Fri night).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 4mm) on Mon night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Sun afternoon, min -2°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the W on Sat morning, calm by Mon morning).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
Wind km/h
10 SSW10
10 S10
10 ESE10
20 ESE20
15 SSE15
5 SW5
30 WSW30
35 SW35
15 WSW15
65 W65
15 WSW15
5 WSW5
10 SSE10
15 SW15
5 SSE5
5 ESE5
5 NW5
10 N10
snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs light snow risk tstorm some clouds clear snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds light snow light snow
Rain
Rain mm
- 2 - - 3 2 - - - - - - - - - - 1 3
Snow
Snow cm
1 1 - 1 3 - - - 1 - - - - - - - 2 2
High °C
0 3 3 2 3 3 -1 1 1 -2 1 1 3 6 6 4 3 2
Low °C
-1 1 1 1 2 -1 -1 1 -2 -2 0 0 1 5 5 3 2 1
Chill °C
-3 0 1 -1 -1 -1 -8 -5 -5 -12 -3 -2 0 3 4 3 3 -2
Freezing level m
2900 3150 3400 3100 3250 3300 2850 3100 3050 2650 2950 3100 3100 3600 3700 3550 3400 3100
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
033233-111-21136643281111910108109610911141312118
Sunrise
5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:28 - - 5:30 - - 5:31 - - 5:31 - -
Sunset
- 9:58 - - 9:58 - - 9:58 - - 9:58 - - 9:57 - - 9:57 -

The Fortress Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for The Fortress is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Becoming milder with light rain (total 7mm) on Thu afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed afternoon, min -2°C on Fri night)Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Wed night, strong winds from the WSW by Fri night).

The Fortress Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 4mm) on Mon nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Sun afternoon, min -2°C on Sat morning)Winds decreasing (gales from the W on Sat morning, calm by Mon morning).

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for The Fortress at the specific elevation of 3000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of The Fortress. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Alberta.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Nakiska Ridge top
14 km NNE
2006m alt.
4 hours ago
4.6° C
-
7
Light winds from the ENE
(7 kph at 60).
Bow Valley Airport
29 km NNE
1298m alt.
2 hours ago
16.1° C
clear
-
7
Light winds from the E
(7 kph at 100).
BowValley
31 km NNE
1298m alt.
4 hours ago
12.2° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 20).
Banff
45 km NW
1383m alt.
4 hours ago
8.6° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 220).
Banff Airport
46 km NW
1397m alt.
2 hours ago
13.5° C
clear
-
6
Light winds from the ENE
(6 kph at 70).

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to The Fortress and within an acceptable time window.