Thursday, August 11, 2022
Home Woman business Snowfall warning issued for Edmonton, eastern surrounding areas

Snowfall warning issued for Edmonton, eastern surrounding areas

Don’t put away those mittens and toques just yet — snow is set to arrive this weekend.

Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning Saturday afternoon for Edmonton along with other towns surrounding the city, including but not limited to Spruce Grove, Drayton Valley, Lac La Biche, Leduc, Lloydminster, Red Deer and Vegreville.

About 10 to 20 cm of snow is expected to fall on Sunday.

The snowfall is likely to begin in the morning in the west-central part of the province, and then move eastward throughout the day.

Click to play video: 'Spring returns to Edmonton — or does it?'

Spring returns to Edmonton — or does it?

Spring returns to Edmonton — or does it?

Want your weather on the go? Download the Global News Skytracker weather app.

The government weather department said the snow is expected to be wet, heavy and will briefly be mixed with rain or freezing rain Sunday morning.

Story continues below advertisement

Near the latter part of the afternoon, the snow should end in the central region, with it tapering off in the eastern region later in the evening.

© 2022 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Most Popular

Lake Erie search underway for missing Port Burwell boater: OPP

Rescue crews are continuing to search the waters of Lake Erie for a missing boater who set off from Port Burwell Marina Tuesday afternoon...

Public Health Ontario reports 478 confirmed monkeypox cases, up from 449 last week

Public Health Ontario says there are now 478 confirmed cases of monkeypox in the province. The agency’s latest report on the illness says 75 per...

Nature Trust of BC adds 65 hectares to protected grasslands in South Okanagan

A sizable swath of protected grasslands in B.C.’s South Okanagan is now larger. On Wednesday, the Nature Trust of BC announced that it had purchased...

Ontario ombudsman finds ‘substantial increase’ in complaints involving kids in care

The province’s child welfare system saw a “substantial increase” in complaints related to the quality of care for vulnerable kids, Ontario’s ombudsman said in...