How to Use Our Forecasts - Long Descriptions

  1. A screen capture of Environment Canada’s weather forecast web page for the City of Calgary. The screen capture has been edited by an image software program to add labeling that identifies each of the major information sections that are displayed on an Environment Canada weather forecast web page. 
    In depth descriptions for each section can be found below the image or by clicking on the embedded links.
  2. A screen capture of Environment Canada’s Air Quality Health Index forecast page for the City of Halifax. The screen capture has been edited by an image software program to add labeling that identifies each of the major information sections that are displayed on an Environment Canada Air Quality Health Index forecast web page. 
    In depth descriptions for each section can be found below the image or by clicking on the embedded links.
  3. This type of graphic shows the time periods that are covered for a forecast issued at 5:00 a.m. The timeline starts with the "Today" period, which covers the times of 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. It moves on to the "Tonight" period, which covers the times of 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. It then goes into the "Tomorrow" period, which covers the times of 6:00 a.m. to midnight. Lastly, the timeline includes the "Days Three to Seven" period, which covers the times of 6:00 am to 6:00 p.m.
  4. This type of graphic shows the time periods that are covered for a forecast issued at 11:00 a.m. The timeline starts with the "Today" period, which covers the times of 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. It moves on to the "Tonight" period, which covers the times of 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. It then goes into the "Tomorrow" period, which covers the times of 6:00 a.m. to midnight. Lastly, the timeline includes the "Days Three to Seven" period, which covers the times of 6:00 am to 6:00 p.m.
  5. This type of graphic shows the time periods that are covered for a forecast issued at 4:00 p.m. The timeline starts with the "Tonight" period, which covers the times of 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. It moves on to the "Tomorrow" period, which covers the times of 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. It then goes into the "Tomorrow night" period, which covers the times of 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Lastly, the timeline includes the "Days Three to Seven" period, which covers the times of 6:00 am to 6:00 p.m.