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Canada 10-20 cm of snow expected after warning issued for Calgary, Lethbridge and surrounding areas

22:46  09 november  2019
22:46  09 november  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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a bird sitting on top of a snow covered field: A snowfall warning was issued for Calgary on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. © Kaylen Small/Global News A snowfall warning was issued for Calgary on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019.

A snowfall warning was issued for Calgary and surrounding areas on Saturday.

Environment Canada issued the warning at 4:30 a.m., saying that 10 to 20 centimetres of snow was expected for the city in addition to other spots in southern Alberta:

Airdrie - Cochrane - Olds - Sundre

Banff National Park

Kananaskis - Canmore

Okotoks - High River - Claresholm, Drumheller - Three Hills

Brooks - Strathmore - Vulcan

Lethbridge - Taber - Milk River

Cypress Hills Provincial Park - Foremost

Medicine Hat - Bow Island - Suffield

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"A strong cold front will result in heavy snow over parts of southern Alberta this weekend," the weather agency said.

The most intense snow was expected on Saturday and throughout the overnight. Ten centimetres will be on the ground by Sunday morning, but some areas could see upwards of 20 cm.

Temperatures were expected to fall throughout Saturday as the cold front passes, according to the agency.

READ MORE: 10 to 20 cm of heavy snow expected for Edmonton, more in northwestern Alberta

A snowfall warning was also issued for Edmonton and surrounding areas.

The weather agency stressed that people should adjust their driving to the road conditions.

For a complete list of areas in Alberta that have been issued a weather alert, click here.

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Quebec: Snow moves in Tuesday, temperatures stay close to freezing mark .
Freezing rain changes to snow Tuesday morningThe effects of a strong Atlantic system have filtered into the province as freezing rain, which will switch to snow Tuesday morning. Heavier amounts of the white stuff is expected in eastern areas of the province while lesser totals are forecasted for Montreal and areas along the Ontario border. Temperatures will remain close to the zero-degree mark. For more on timing and how much snow to expect, as well as how cold it will be, read below.

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