Snow, rain make Calgary roads slippery
Reports of slippery roads
Environment Canada continued to issue a snowfall warning for Central, North Central and Southern Alberta, with Calgary expecting up to 25 centimetres by noon on Sunday.
Snow began falling in downtown Calgary around 5 p.m. MT Saturday, causing roads and sidewalks to become slippery.
Highway drivers around Calgary were on social media to share their thoughts about road conditions, with many citing blowing snow and low visibility as concerns.
"QE2 north of yyc has blowing snow and is becoming snow covered. TURN YOUR LIGHTS ON!!!" wrote one user, SiamGrobler.
North of the city, no_itsjustme tweeted that "Btwn Calgary & Ponoka roads are slushy & wet but not icy."
In Lethbridge, user lethtraffic tweeted "Snow storm on Hwy 4 Wilson Siding to Warner. Roads hellish. Semis in ditch."
As of 6 p.m. all major roads were listed in good condition.
Many of the roads east of Red Deer and into the Edmonton area were listed in fair or poor conditions.
Officials are advising drivers to use caution when on the road and to avoid unnecessary travel as weather conditions worsen.