Freezing rain warning for Edmonton area; snow to follow

Written by admin on 24/07/2019 Categories: 广州桑拿网

EDMONTON – A freezing rain warning was issued Tuesday morning for Edmonton and the surrounding area, as well as regions north and south of the city.

Environment Canada said a cold front will slip southwards across central Alberta on Tuesday, bringing with it a band of freezing rain to many areas.

The freezing rain warning was issued for the following places:

City of Edmonton – St. Albert – Sherwood ParkSpruce Grove – Morinville – Mayerthorpe – EvansburgFort Saskatchewan – Vegreville – Redwater – Smoky LakeDrayton Valley – Devon – Rimbey – Pigeon LakeLeduc – Camrose – Wetaskiwin – TofieldLloydminster – Wainwright – Vermilion – ProvostWhitecourt – Edson – Fox Creek – Swan Hills

The freezing rain is expected to develop in the Whitecourt area late in the afternoon and then move southeast across the Edmonton and Lloydminster regions early in the evening. The freezing rain is expected to last a few hours, and is likely to cause hazardous icing conditions.

Colder air is expected to follow, bringing with it snow. Roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery.

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