CARDSTON, AB – Along with the cold comes the snow.
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for parts of Southern Alberta.
The advisory impacts the Cardston – Fort Macleod – Magrath region.
Snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 20 centimetres is expected. Environment Canada says the snow is expected to taper off Friday afternoon.
Periods of snow may continue through the weekend, bringing additional accumulations by Monday.
The advisory warns that roads, highways, walkways and parking lots could become difficult to navigate because of the snow.
Environment Canada says that if visibility is reduced while driving, motorists should turn on their lights and maintain a safe following distance.
The following areas are affected:
- Blood Res. 148 including Stand Off
- Cardston Co. near Cardston and Carway
- Cardston Co. near Del Bonita and Kimball
- Cardston Co. near Hill Spring and Glenwood
- Cardston Co. near Magrath and Woolford Prov. Park
- Cardston Co. near Mountain View and Beazer
- M.D. of Willow Creek near Fort Macleod
- M.D. of Willow Creek near Granum and Peigan Timber Limit
An advisory is also in effect for the Crowsnest Pass – Pincher Creek – Waterton Lakes National Park region, which is comprised of:
- 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
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