A winter storm is moving into the Foothills Wednesday, February 7,, and is expected to bring a lot of snow over the next couple of days.

A long period of widespread snowfall, with total amounts of 25 to 35 cm is possible Wednesday evening into Friday, February 9.

The snow will move south into Calgary by Wednesday evening and continue southward through Wednesday night towards the American border.

The heaviest snow will begin late overnight Wednesday into Thursday, but there is still uncertainty where the heaviest amounts will fall.
The snow is expected to end Friday.

A winter storm watch is an alert for the potential development of severe winter weather. Persons in or near these areas should be prepared for developing adverse weather conditions and should listen for updated watches and possible warnings.

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. For information on emergency plans and kits check here.


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