Southwestern Alberta: Snowfall Warning

Issued at 15:40 Saturday 04 April 2015
Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected.An unstable airmass crossing the Rockies will bring heavy snowfall to southwestern Alberta overnight and Sunday.

Flurries are already occuring over the Kananaskis and Okotoks regions. This evening and overnight the flurries will expand and develop into an area of heavy snow over the southwestern corner of the province to include the Pincher Creek and Cardston regions.

Snowfall warnings are issued when 10 cm of snow or more is expected to fall in 12 hours or less.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please continue to monitor your local media or Weatheradio for further updates. If you would like to report severe weather, you can call 1-800-239-0484 or send an email to or tweet reports to #ABStorm.