A quick change in weather Saturday has Calgarians scratching their heads at the temperamental conditions.
Wind and snowfall warnings are in place for much of southwestern Alberta but a rapid change in temperature Saturday had many turning to social media to vent.
One user, @HannahSmartie, gave what we think is one of the best descriptions for the wacky conditions — #slushyfromthesky.
Holy hannah this storm just blew in like nothing! Went for pho, t-shirt weather, now you need a wind breaker and umbrella?! #yyc— Christina Gail ツ (@ChristinaGailC) January 11, 2014
Blizzard in the south, rain in the north. Sunny and 6 less than 10 minutes ago. #yyc— Christie (@ChristieHull) January 11, 2014
Wow, this #yyc weather is something: one hour ago it was about +4C and sunny, now blizzard like conditions!— Jean-Sébastien Rioux (@jsrioux) January 11, 2014
Just watched the strangest storm descend upon the city. I've never seen weather move that quickly in my 25 years! #yyc— Kelsey Riecken (@KelseyRiecken) January 11, 2014
Weather warnings are currently in place for:
- Banff National Park (snowfall warning)
- Kananaskis - Canmore (snowfall warning)
- Okotoks - High River - Claresholm (wind warning)
- Lethbridge - Taber - Milk River (wind warning)
- Crowsnest Pass - Pincher Creek - Waterton Lakes National Park (wind warning)
- Cardston -Fort Macleod - Magrath (wind warning)
Winds are gusting at over 80 km/h in Calgary and many parts of the province, and drivers are being advised to watch for drifting snow.
How are the conditions where you live? Send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet us @CBCCalgary.