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Environment Canada: Monday Snowfall in Alberta

Environment Canada: Monday Snowfall in Alberta

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Don’t put the shovels and ice melt away just yet Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for a good chunk of Alberta for Sunday evening through to Monday morning.

In the central Alberta region, snow and strong wind are expected to develop overnight before moving south.

Environment Canada stated that snowfall amounts can vary depending on where you live, but that a general snowfall amount of 5-10 cm can be expected north of Edmonton and west of Edmonton. Areas around the Capital region can expect as much as 5 cm.

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Central and southern Alberta will see snowfall accumulations of 2 to 4 cm by Monday afternoon. The southern foothills, which could accumulate more than 10 cm, is the exception.

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Overnight, there is also a slight chance that freezing rain could occur in central Alberta

Low visibility could cause problems for Monday morning commuters as strong northwest winds gusting up to 80 km/h are likely to develop Sunday night.

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