Snow expected in southern Alberta over the weekend

Those heading to southern Alberta this weekend, look out.

Environment Canada has issued special weather statements for Airdrie, Olds, Sundre areas, as well as Calgary, Drumheller, Three Hills, Hanna, Oyen, Nordegg and Medicine Hat.

The statement also applies to Rocky Mountain House and Caroline areas. The agency says Rocky Mountain area residents can expect snow along the central and northern foothills spreading south and eastwards throughout the day.

Environment Canada has issued winter storm watches in various parts of the province including Crowsnest Pass, Pincher Creem Lethbridge, Taber, Okotoks, and High River areas.

In Red Deer Friday night there’s a 30 per cent chance of flurries with a low of -5 C and an overnight windchill of -9 C.

Saturday, Red Deer residents can expect a cloudy day with a 30 per cent chance of flurries with a wind chill of -9 C in the morning.

On Sunday, the city will be cloudy with 40 per cent chance of flurries with a high of 2 C.

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