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Winter is coming... to Alberta: Snow squalls expected in Calgary today

Environment Canada has issued a snow squall warning for Calgary residents today, Oct.16, 2020.
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October 16, 2020 - 2:33 PM

It may still be fall and only mid-October in Kamloops and the Okanagan, but winter is coming fast to Alberta.

Environment Canada has issued a weather alert today, Oct.16, for snow squalls in Calgary that could develop early this afternoon.

An intense cold front is moving southward across Alberta today, which is expected to produce brief periods of intense snowfall and reduced visibilities.

The snow squalls are expected to diminish as the front pushes southward in to Montana.

Motorists travelling between B.C. and Alberta should also be aware snowfall warnings have also been issued for the Yellowhead Highway, Tete Jaune Cache to the Alberta border, and for the Trans-Canada Highway, Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass.

Snow squalls can cause a sudden change in weather conditions and visibility, often within a few kilometres.

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