Around 4 pm Tuesday, Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for most areas of Central Alberta.
Heavy snowfall is expected tonight and Wednesday. Total amounts of 10 to 20 cm are forecast with local amounts approaching 30 cm.
Snow currently falling in the southern foothills will become heavier overnight as it spreads toward the north and east.
Snow will reach areas near the Saskatchewan border by the morning commute. The worst conditions are expected to occur during the day on Wednesday.
This snowfall event will come to an end by Thursday morning.
Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. If visibility is reduced while driving, slow down, watch for tail lights ahead and be prepared to stop. Take frequent breaks and avoid strain when clearing snow.
3:49 PM MDT Tuesday 01 November 2022
Snowfall warning in effect for:
- City of Red Deer
- Co. of Stettler near Stettler Nevis and Rochon Sands
- Lacombe Co. near Clive Alix and Mirror
- Lacombe Co. near Eckville
- Lacombe Co. near Lacombe Blackfalds and Bentley
- Ponoka Co. near Ponoka and Maskwacis
- Red Deer Co. near Elnora Lousana and Delburne
- Red Deer Co. near Penhold Innisfail and Bowden
- Red Deer Co. near Pine Lake
- Red Deer Co. near Spruce View and Red Lodge Prov. Park
- Red Deer Co. near Sylvan Lake and Stephansson House
- Mountain View Co. near Olds and Didsbury
- Mountain View Co. near Sundre
- Co. of Wetaskiwin near Pigeon Lake
- Leduc Co. near Calmar and Devon
- Leduc Co. near Warburg Thorsby and Pigeon Lake
- Ponoka Co. near Crestomere
- Ponoka Co. near Rimbey Bluffton and Hoadley