Edmonton residents woke up Friday morning to a downpour, while Albertans living in the foothills were dealing with the white stuff.
Environment Canada issued snowfall warnings early Friday morning, saying 15 to 25 centimetres was expected in the following areas:
Whitecourt – Edson – Fox Creek – Swan HillsHinton – Grande CacheGrande Prairie – Beaverlodge – ValleyviewPeace River – Fairview – High Prairie – Manning
Photos from the Fox Creek, Edson and Drayton Valley areas show several inches of snow fell overnight, coating patio furniture and weighing down trees.
The heavy snow mixed with rain is expected to begin to taper off early Friday afternoon.
It wasn’t cold enough in Edmonton for snow, but about five to 10 millimeters of rain was expected, along with wind gusts of up to 40 km/h. More rain and wind is expected on Saturday and Sunday.
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