Winter Storm Warning issued for Red Deer region and Rocky Mtn. House

By rdnewsNOW staff
February 6, 2018 - 4:16pm Updated: February 8, 2018 - 5:50am

Issued by Environment Canada at 4:29 a.m. Thursday February 8

Winter storm warning in effect for:

City of Red Deer
Red Deer Co. near Elnora Lousana and Delburne
Red Deer Co. near Penhold Innisfail and Bowden
Red Deer Co. near Pine Lake
Red Deer Co. near Spruce View and Red Lodge Prov. Park
Red Deer Co. near Sylvan Lake and Stephansson House
Lacombe Co. near Clive Alix and Mirror
Lacombe Co. near Eckville
Lacombe Co. near Lacombe Blackfalds and Bentley
Ponoka Co. near Ponoka and Maskwacis
Co. of Stettler near Big Valley
Co. of Stettler near Botha and Gadsby
Co. of Stettler near Byemoor and Endiang
Co. of Stettler near Donalda
Co. of Stettler near Stettler Nevis and Rochon Sands
Camrose Co. near Bashaw and Meeting Creek
Co. of Paintearth near Halkirk and Big Knife Prov. Park
Flagstaff Co. near Forestburg and Galahad

Significant amounts of snow, with total amounts of 25 to 35 cm is expected.

Over higher terrain along the foothills local amounts of 50 cm could be seen.

An area of heavy snow currently from Grande Cache to Medicine Hat, will slump southward today bringing heavy snowfall to all of southern Alberta.

Snowfall will being to taper off this afternoon in central Alberta and this evening for southern Alberta.

Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve.

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.

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