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Snowfall warnings issued for Crowsnest Pass, Kananaskis, Okotoks

A big dump of snow is expected in many areas throughout southern Alberta Sunday evening.

10 to 15 centimetres of snowfall is expected

A big dump of snow is expected in many areas throughout southern Alberta Sunday evening. 
Environment Canada predicts between 10 and 15 cm of snow. (Environment Canada)

"An intense area of heavy snow has developed along the foothills of southwestern Alberta," the warning from Environment Canada reads. "Local snowfall accumulations of 10 to 15 cm are possible. The greatest amounts will be over higher elevations."

As of 5:15 p.m. Sunday, Environment Canada had issued snowfall warnings for the following places:

  • M.D. of Pincher Creek near Beauvais Lake Prov. Park
  • M.D. of Pincher Creek near Cowley Burmis and Maycroft
  • M.D. of Pincher Creek near Pincher Creek and Twin Butte
  • M.D. of Ranchland
  • Municipality of Crowsnest Pass including Coleman and Frank
  • Piikani Reserve
  • Waterton Lakes Nat. Park and Blood Res. 148A
  • ​Kananaskis Improvement District near Highwood House
  • Kananaskis Improvement District near Kananaskis Villag
  • M.D. of Bighorn near Canmore Exshaw and Ghost Lake
  • M.D. of Bighorn near Ghost River Wilderness\
  • M.D. of Foothills near Cayley
  • M.D. of Foothills near High River and Aldersyde
  • M.D. of Foothills near Longview and Eden Valley Res.
  • M.D. of Foothills near Okotoks and De Winton
  • M.D. of Foothills near Priddis and Brown-Lowery Prov. Park
  • M.D. of Foothills near Turner Valley and Black Diamond
  • M.D. of Willow Creek near Claresholm and Stavely
  • M.D. of Willow Creek near Nanton and Parkland
  • Rocky View Co. near Bragg Creek and Tsuu T'ina Res.​

Those who venture out on the roads are advised to adjust their speed and driving to road conditions, as visibility may be reduced during heavy snowfall. 

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