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Snowfall warnings issued for City of Calgary and throughout southern Alberta
Areas of Alberta under a snowfall warning as of 4:00 p.m. March 14, 2018 (Environment Canada)
Published Wednesday, March 14, 2018 4:37PM MDT
Last Updated Wednesday, March 14, 2018 8:26PM MDT
Environment Canada has issued snowfall warnings for nearly all regions of Alberta between Red Deer and the U.S.-Canada border as between 10 and 15 centimetres of snow is expected to fall starting Thursday morning and lasting into Friday.
CTV Calgary meteorologist David Spence says the storm will enter the province from the southwest and carries the potential for freezing rain ahead of the snowfall. Spence predicts up to 15 centimetres of snow for Calgary while the foothills could see snowfall in excess of 20 centimetres.
As of Wednesday at 8:00 p.m., snowfall warnings are in effect for the following areas:
- City of Calgary
- Okotoks-High River-Claresholm
- Banff National Park
- Drumheller-Three Hills
- Cardston-Fort Macleod-Magrath
- Lethbridge-Taber-Milk River
- Rocky Mountain House-Caroline
- Red Deer-Ponoka-Innisfail-Stettler
- Nordegg-Forestry Trunk Road Highway 734
- Crowsnest Pass-Pincher Creek-Waterton Lakes National Park
For updated information regarding weather warnings and watches, visit Environment Canada – Public Weather Alerts.