Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement that includes snow for central Alberta. (File photo by ADVOCATE staff)

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement that includes snow for central Alberta. (File photo by ADVOCATE staff)

Snowy Friday in the forecast for central Alberta

10 cm of snow possible by Friday afternoon

Snow is heading towards central Alberta and should arrive on Friday.

On Thursday, Environment Canada issued a special weather statement about a pacific low forecast expected to move through central British Columbia Thursday night, and track across south-central Alberta on Friday.

Red Deer could receive 10 cm of snow by Friday afternoon, with north winds gusting up to 50 km/h by late morning. The wind chill will reduce temperatures to -8 C.

Snow is expected to continue Friday night, with a low of -11 C.



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