Heavy snowfall warning in effect for the City of Calgary

Feb 3 2021, 4:56 pm

Calgarians woke up to a fresh layer of snow on the ground this morning, with more to come today as a snowfall warning has been issued for the city.

In a statement from Environment Canada, it is noted that heavy snowfall will continue through the morning, bringing a total of 10 to 15 cm of snow to parts of the city.

“Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected,” says Environment Canada.

“Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.”

The snow is expected to taper off as the morning continues, but it will “continue to fall along the Highway 1 corridor today,” bringing another 5 cm locally.

Environment Canada is forecasting a high of -12°C for Wednesday, and a low of -14°C.

With the wind chill, expect the high to feel like -23°C.

Environment Canada

It will warm up slightly by Thursday, with the daily high reaching 1°C, but more snow is in the forecast for later in the week.

Be safe out there, Calgary.

Elle McLeanElle McLean

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