City of Edmonton - St. Albert - Sherwood Park
4:17 PM MST Saturday 30 November 2013
Snowfall warning for
City of Edmonton - St. Albert - Sherwood Park continued
Heavy snow beginning late Sunday. A band of precipitation over eastern parts of Capital region continues to produce a mix of rain or snow with patchy freezing rain. The precipitation will continue to move eastward early this evening and transition to snow.
On Sunday, an intense winter storm will move through Alberta. Heavy snow is expected to begin in Northwestern Alberta early Sunday morning and spread southeastward throughout the day and night. General amounts of 15 to 25 centimetres are expected along the track of the storm while some areas could see more than 30 centimetres.
In the wake of the storm system, strong northerly winds will develop and usher in cold Arctic air on Monday. Winds gusting above 60 km/h could produce extensive blowing snow over parts of Central and Southern Alberta. Over open areas, including Major Highways, blizzard conditions may occur. The gusty winds will also result in wind chill values in the minus twenties.
Gentlemen get your shovels ready.
Also if you are driving be careful because it will be ugly!