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The Fortress
Weather Forecast, Canada

Issued: 11pm Fri 29 May Local Time
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The Fortress Weather (Days 0-3):

Moderate rain (total 14mm) heaviest on Sun morning, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Sun afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 11°C on Sat afternoon, min -3°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Fri night, gales from the WSW by Sun night).

(Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Tue afternoon, min -4°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Mon night, strong winds from the WSW by Wed night).

night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM
rain showers
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
15 SSE15
15 SSW15
15 SSE15
30 SSE30
20 SSW20
45 SW45
35 WSW35
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
10 WSW10
15 WSW15
20 WSW20
30 WSW30
15 SW15
25 SW25
30 WSW30
15 WSW15
25 WSW25
rain shwrs clear clear risk tstorm risk tstorm snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear snow shwrs clear clear some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
1 - - 6 7 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - 2 - - -
High °C
6 8 11 10 6 1 -2 -2 -1 -1 -2 2 2 -1 0 -1 -3 -1
Low °C
5 8 10 7 2 0 -3 -3 -2 -3 -3 0 -2 -3 -1 -3 -4 -1
Chill °C
2 5 9 7 2 -7 -12 -7 -6 -5 -7 -3 -4 -6 -6 -9 -9 -7
Freezing level m
3850 4100 4400 4450 3950 3200 2500 2700 2750 2800 2550 3050 3100 2700 3000 2750 2550 2850
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
- 5:33 - - 5:31 - - 5:31 - - 5:31 - - 5:30 - - 5:30 -
Sunset
- - 9:44 - - 9:45 - - 9:45 - - 9:46 - - 9:47 - - 9:49

The Fortress Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for The Fortress is: Moderate rain (total 14mm) heaviest on Sun morning, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Sun afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 11°C on Sat afternoon, min -3°C on Sun night)Winds increasing (light winds from the S on Fri night, gales from the WSW by Sun night).

The Fortress Weather (Days 3-6):

A dusting of new snowFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Tue afternoon, min -4°C on Thu morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Mon night, strong winds from the WSW by Wed 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.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Nakiska Ridge top
14 km NNE
2006m alt.
1 hour ago
7.2° C
-
24
Moderate winds from the SW
(24 kph at 220).
Bow Valley Airport
29 km NNE
1298m alt.
1 hour ago
5.1° C
clear
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 200).
BowValley
31 km NNE
1298m alt.
1 hour ago
5.1° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 200).
Banff
45 km NW
1383m alt.
1 hour ago
5.8° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 70).
Banff Airport
46 km NW
1397m alt.
1 hour ago
5.8° C
clear
-
2
Calm
(2 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.