Calgarians may have woken up to a fresh dusting of snow this morning, but there’s apparently still much more of the white stuff to come.
The Weather Network is forecasting upwards of 10 to 15 cm of snow to come down on the city between Tuesday and Thursday night. The majority is expected to fall on Wednesday.
Temperatures will also take something of a plunge, dropping to as low as -21°C.
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Calgarians are no strangers to dramatic shifts in temperature, but the return to a true winter after a chinook is always a tough pill to swallow.
This Tuesday is expected to be a chilly one, as the high of -5°C is expected to actually feel like -9°C during the day, with an estimated 2 to 4 cm of snow falling throughout.
The real cold — and snow — comes on Wednesday, which will see a daytime high of -10°C that actually feels a little closer to -18°C.
A total of 5 to 10 cm of snow is expected to fall by the time Wednesday comes to a close.
That snowfall will be topped off with less than 1 cm of snow on Thursday.
Both Thursday and Friday night will mark the first time that YYC breaks into the -20s this winter, with a nighttime low of -20°C expected on Thursday night and -21°C for Friday night.
So if you’re planning on going out to celebrate the start of this weekend, you might want to think about layering up.