Blowing snow and cold through the weekend

CALGARY –

Light snow persists through Saturday night across much of southern and central Alberta, bringing generally 2-5 cm by mid-day Sunday.

Gusty winds developing overnight as well with northwesterly gusts reaching 50 or 60 km/h. These winds could cause blowing snow and reduced visibility on roads especially in areas east of Hwy 2 stretching into Saskatchewan as well as south of Red Deer across to southeastern Alberta.

Gusty conditions also bringing cold overnight wind chills near -20 for central and southern Alberta.

Daytime temperatures Sunday not expected to warm up by much, which means wind chills through much of the day remain near -20.

Here’s the five day:

Sunday:

  • Chance of morning flurries, mostly cloudy after that, winds gusty at times
  • Daytime high: -10 C, wind chill -19
  • Overnight: Mostly cloudy, -15 C, wind chill -21

Monday:

  • Chance of light snow in the morning, sunny afternoon
  • Daytime high: -7 C
  • Overnight: Partly cloudy, -12 C

Tuesday:

  • Partly cloudy
  • Daytime high: 0 C
  • Overnight: Mostly cloudy, -4 C

Wednesday:

  • Clearing
  • Daytime high: 2 C
  • Overnight: Mostly cloudy, -6 C

Thursday:

  • Partly cloudy
  • Daytime high: -2 C
  • Overnight: Chance of evening flurries, -12 C

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