Freezing rain, snow anticipated for Edmonton space as winter storm rolls in – Edmonton |

Freezing rain, snow expected for Edmonton area as winter storm rolls in - Edmonton |

2022-01-17 20:53:24

Outdated man winter is displaying his true colors as soon as once more as a winter storm warning was issued for Edmonton, St. Albert and Sherwood Park on Monday.

International Information viewers have stated it’s raining in several elements of the town, which in flip has made slick street situations for the morning commute. It’s anticipated patchy freezing rain will proceed alongside the Yellowhead hall between Entwistle and Edmonton.

Setting Canada’s climate assertion stated the realm of freezing rain will transfer eastward towards the Saskatchewan border and increase north and south by the day. Count on icy situations alongside space highways together with highways 2, 16 and 43.

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Together with the freezing rain, the winter storm will convey snow later Monday afternoon, sturdy winds, blowing snow and a fast drop in temperatures.

A powerful northwest wind is anticipated to develop Monday afternoon with wind gusts as much as 80 km/h which might trigger poor visibility. Setting Canada stated the sturdy winds will taper off in a single day.

As of seven:41 a.m., Parkland County was reporting doubtlessly harmful driving situations on all major and secondary highways within the county.

These highways embody Freeway 16, 16 A, 43, 44, 770 and 779. Motorists are requested to remain residence until journey is crucial.

Bus cancellations

As a result of poor street situations, all Northern Gateway bus routes have been cancelled.

In the meantime, Larger St. Albert Catholic Colleges stated all Authorized Ward buses L1-L6, all Morinville Ward buses and all rural areas exterior of the Metropolis of St. Albert together with the Lancaster base buses have been cancelled for the morning. The college’s transportation division will decide at 1 p.m. Monday if the buses will run within the afternoon or not.

“At the moment the Metropolis of St. Albert buses can be working however we’ll proceed to watch the state of affairs and make any vital selections going ahead ought to the climate change in St. Albert,” a information launch by GSACS stated.

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At 8:13 a.m., the Metropolis of Leduc stated all of its transit providers for each Leduc Transit and LATS are quickly suspended as a result of poor street situations.

The Metropolis of Edmonton stated as a result of present climate and street situations, buses are experiencing delays.

Extra to come back…

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