Wind, winter storm and snowfall warnings issued for parts of western Alberta

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A number of weather warnings were issued for parts of western Alberta on Thursday, from as far north as the M.D. of Greenview all the way south to the U.S. border.
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A number of weather warnings were issued for parts of western Alberta on Thursday, from as far north as the Municipal District of Greenview all the way south to the U.S. border.

In parts of the mountain regions between Jasper and Lake Louise, a winter storm warning was in effect.

"Heavy snow and blowing snow are expected to develop early Friday morning over Highway 93 and persist throughout the day before coming to an end Friday night," Environment Canada said on its website. "Snowfall amounts will range between 20 to 35 centimetres, with the heaviest snow expected to fall during the day on Friday.

"Strong winds will also develop, with local gusts of 70 to 80 kilometres per hour possible in wind-prone areas along the highway. This, in combination with the falling snow, will generate low visibility in blowing snow."

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The weather agency advised people who are planning to travel in the area to postpone their plans until conditions improve.

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