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– Lat/Long: 50.83° N 115.24° W

CaThe Fortress
Weather Forecast, Canada

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Issued: 11 pm Mon 15 Apr Local Time
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Days 1–4 Weather Summary

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Mon night, min -18°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Mon night, fresh winds from the NNE by Tue night).

Days 5–7 Weather Summary

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Sat night, min -17°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (calm on Fri night, near gales from the WSW by Sat night).

Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
part cloud
light snow
snow showers
part cloud
light snow
snow showers
part cloud
cloud
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
part cloud
clear
snow shwrs
light snow
light snow
snow shwrs
some clouds
light snow
snow shwrs
some clouds
light snow
snow shwrs
some clouds
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
some clouds
clear
 km/h
10
SSW
10
ENE
10
ENE
20
NNE
15
N
10
NNW
15
NNE
10
NNW
15
NNW
10
NNW
5
NNE
5
NNE
0
NNE
5
SW
10
WSW
25
WSW
45
W
30
W
10
SW
Wave Height Map
T alberta.wind.3.cc23
T alberta.wind.18.cc23
T alberta.wind.42.cc23
T alberta.wind.66.cc23
T alberta.wind.90.cc23
T alberta.wind.114.cc23
T alberta.wind.138.cc23
 cm 
3
4
5
5
3
4
2.0
1.0
 mm 
max°C
-7
-14
-13
-14
-16
-14
-15
-16
-15
-16
-16
-13
-9
-7
-7
-4
-8
-6
-6
min°C
-13
-14
-13
-18
-17
-14
-18
-17
-15
-16
-17
-14
-13
-8
-8
-7
-8
-7
-8
chill°C 
-19
-20
-19
-29
-26
-20
-24
-24
-24
-23
-22
-14
-13
-12
-13
-18
-19
-16
-12
Freezing level (m
1450
1050
1350
900
600
1250
500
550
1150
0
600
1350
450
1350
2100
1400
1850
2250
1500
Cloud base (m)
2200
2200
2350
2250
2250
2600
2200
2200
2900
2250
2200
2750
2450
2250
2850
2400
2400
3200
2700
Sea lvl1000m2000m3000m4000m5000m
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Sunrise
6:43
6:39
6:37
6:35
6:33
6:31
Sunset
8:38
8:39
8:42
8:44
8:45
8:46

The Fortress Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for The Fortress is: A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Mon night, min -18°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Mon night, fresh winds from the NNE by Tue night).

The Fortress Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Sat night, min -17°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (calm on Fri night, near gales from the WSW by Sat night).

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.WeatherWindGusts
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Nakiska Ridgetop- Alta
12 km NNE
1676m alt.
2 hours ago
-7° C
No report.
23 km N
1828m alt.
55 minutes ago
-7° C
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 143).
14
29 km NNE
1346m alt.
2 hours ago
0° C
clear
-
6
Light winds from the ESE
(6 kph at 110).
0.0 km
Bow Valley- Alta
31 km NNE
1298m alt.
2 hours ago
0° C
No report.
7
Light winds from the E
(7 kph at 100).
11
Banff Airport
44 km NW
1396m alt.
2 hours ago
-1° C
clear
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 240).
0.0 km

* 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.