879  
AWCN11 CWNT 210146  
WEATHER SUMMARY  
FOR THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES  
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 7:46 P.M. MDT WEDNESDAY 20 JUNE 2018.  
 
DISCUSSION.  
 
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER WESTERN CANADA HAS RESULTED IN A FEW  
RECORD BREAKING TEMPERATURES. HEAT WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR  
PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN NORTHWEST TERRITORIES.  
 
THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS SET NEW RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES ON JUNE 20,  
2018 (VALUES GIVEN IN DEGREES CELSIUS):  
 
FORT SMITH AREA  
NEW RECORD OF 31.9  
OLD RECORD OF 31.1 SET IN 1919  
RECORDS STARTED IN 1913  
 
YELLOWKNIFE AREA  
NEW RECORD OF 29.9  
OLD RECORD OF 26.7 SET IN 1960  
RECORDS STARTED IN 1942  
 
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SUMMARY MAY CONTAIN PRELIMINARY OR UNOFFICIAL  
INFORMATION AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE OR FINAL REPORT.  
 
END/PASPC  
 
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