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Partly Cloudy
Observed at: Edmonton Int'l Airport 2:00 PM MDT Thursday 13 June 2024
Condition: Partly Cloudy
Temperature: 18.3°C
Pressure: 101.7 kPa rising
Visibility: 32 km
Humidity: 45 %
Dewpoint: 6.1°C
Wind: WNW 18 km/h gust 32 km/h
Air Quality Health Index: n/a
]]> Courtesy of Environment Canada

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