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Alerts in Effect

Snow Squall Watch

Issued at 17:37 Monday 17 January 2022
Summary

Brief, intense snowfall causing poor visibility is possible this evening along the Foothills and portions of central Alberta.

A band of snow will sweep southwards along the Foothills and through western portions of central Alberta this evening and will bring intense bursts of snow, near zero visibility and northwest winds gusting to 70 km/h. This band of snowfall is expected to reach the Calgary area later tonight.

A rapid drop in temperature will occur with the northwest winds. Temperature drops of 10 to 15 degrees Celsius will occur in a short period of time. Wet surfaces will freeze causing icy conditions.

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Travel may be hazardous due to sudden changes in the weather. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Snow squall watches are issued when conditions are favourable for brief but intense bursts of heavy snow producing near zero visibilities.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ABstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ABStorm.

Wind Warning

Issued at 11:02 Monday 17 January 2022
Summary

Strong northwest winds for southeastern Alberta Monday night.

Winds gusting up to 90 km/h will develop in the Red Deer and Stettler areas this evening. These strong wind gusts will sweep to the southeast reaching the international border near midnight. Winds will taper off from the north overnight.

Local blowing snow may cause poor visibility with these strong winds.

A rapid drop in temperature will occur with the northwest winds. Temperature drops of 10 to 15 degrees Celsius are possible in a short period of time. Wet surfaces may freeze causing icy conditions.

Be prepared for poor travel conditions.

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Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.

Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ABstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ABStorm.



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