Although it’s been a snowy few days in Edmonton this week, the forecast says things may be clearing up after this weekend.
According to Environment Canada, things are expected to clear up on Thursday. After today’s snow day, tomorrow will be mostly sunny skies and a high of -3°C.
The snow comes back on Saturday with a high of -7°C, before clearing up again from Sunday to Tuesday.
Sunday is expected to be a chilly one with a high of -13°C, and the combination of snow, sun, and low temperatures could lead to tricky driving conditions.
Edmonton Police took to Twitter today to remind drivers to be safe out there, given that EPS reported there were 111 collisions reported in a single day during last week’s snow day.
We woke up to a little bit of snow this morning #yeg. Even though we are almost two years away from the winter Olympics, it does not mean you should attempt to qualify by speed skating down our roads. Please drive with caution and slow down. #yegtraffic
— Edmonton Police (@edmontonpolice) December 4, 2019
The City of Edmonton also took to Twitter to remind drivers to be safe and drive to the conditions while crews are working to clear the roads.
❄️Snow Plan – Dec 4❄️
– City crews are clearing roads to a safe driving surface
– Sanders have been deployed, applying a salt/sand mix to roadways for traction
– Hand crews are clearing active pathways (protected bike lanes, sidewalks, etc.) #SafeTravels #yegsnow
— City of Edmonton (@CityofEdmonton) December 4, 2019
Even if the sun is out, it’s going to be a cold one, so bundle up and be safe on the roads.