CANMORE – Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for Canmore-Kananaskis early Saturday morning (April 27) due to a spring storm developing across the southern half of the province.
According to Environment Canada, snowfall accumulations for the Kananaskis region could reach 10-20 cm, with the possibility of up to 30 cm at higher elevations.
The heavy snow is expected to taper off Saturday evening, except in the southern Foothills where it could continue into Sunday morning (April 28).
Other parts of southern Alberta were also put under a winder snowfall warning and a winter storm warning.
Winter storm warnings are issued when multiple types of severe winter are expected to occur together.
A snowfall warning was also issued Friday afternoon for the Nordegg, Red Deer, Stettler, Rocky Mountain House, Hinton, Drayton Valley and Whitecourt areas.
Environment Canada recommends that persons in or near these areas should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions.
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