Snow on the way to Alberta for Monday: Environment Canada | The Canadian News

Do not put away the digging and ice melting yet – Environment Canada has issued a special weather report for a good part of Alberta for Sunday night to Monday morning.

Snow and strong winds are expected to develop overnight in the central Alberta area before moving south.

Environment Canada said the amount of snowfall will vary by region, but a general amount of 5 to 10 cm can be expected north and west of Edmonton, while areas around the capital can expect up to 5 cm.

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As for central and southern Alberta, up to 2 to 4 cm is expected by Monday afternoon, with the only exception being the southern foothills region, where snowfall accumulations can exceed 10 cm.

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There is also a slight risk of icy rain over central Alberta overnight.

Low visibility could be a problem for the Monday morning commute, as strong northwesterly winds with gusts up to 80 km / h are likely to develop on Sunday evening.

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