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Snowfall warning in effect for northern Alberta

DH Calgary Staff Oct 24, 2017 2:47 pm 1,046

Get used to this news, Alberta.

With winter right around the corner, snow will become a common sight – especially further north.

Environment Canada has just issued a snowfall warning for the Northern Alberta areas of Peace River, Fairview, High Prairie, Manning, Wabasca, Peerless Lake, Gift Lake, and Cadotte Lake.

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According to the warning, these areas can expect from 10 to 15 cm of snow over the next 24 hours, easing up by Wednesday evening.


Snowfall warning in northern Alberta (Environment Canada)

The sudden snow comes from a low-pressure system heading into Alberta overnight. Environment Canada also stated that the warning may be expanded further east.

Drivers are urged to take caution when driving in low-visibility and on snow covered roads, and to adjust their driving accordingly.

DH Calgary Staff
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