It’s May long weekend, so this must be SNOW! – Up to 25 cm (10 inches) of snow for parts of the province.
Friday, May 20, 2016. – “Heavy snow mixed with rain will begin to taper off early this afternoon,” says Environment Canada in a snowfall warning issued for parts of northwestern Ontario.
Drivers are being warned to adjust travel plans based on the changing road conditions as rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations.
Up to 25 cm of snow is possible in the hardest hit places through Friday.
Even though desperate for precipitation, residents say they weren’t quite prepared for this wintry blast.
It’s May long weekend, so this must be SNOW!
Victoria Day weekend starts, naturally, with heavy snowfall warnings for much of west-central Alberta. May 20, 2016
At 10:22 a.m., Environment Canada issued snowfall warnings for many, many locations.
Heavy snow conditions are affecting townships and range roads in many areas, according to the alert, issued at 10:45 a.m. Friday. “Fallen branches or wires can create dangerous conditions and may cause power outages.”
Total amounts of snowfall in some areas could reach 15 to 25 cm.
Merry Christmas in May from Grande Prairie.
Chris Lane, who works for CBC in Saskatchewan, posted this cheery photo on Twitter this morning. “I’m on my way home to Grande Prairie today and my dad (Mike Lane) sent me this photo. This is the scene that’s kicking off May long weekend up there! Location is our farmyard near Wanham, AB. ” (Mike Lane)
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