Wednesday , 4 August 2021

Snowfall warning in effect for Lakeland: Environment Canada

Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning this morning for areas within the Lakeland.

Rain is expected to begin Sunday afternoon and will change over to snow this evening. Snow will start falling tonight, Environment Canada says, and at times will be heavy.

“A total of 10 to 15 centimetres is expected before snowfall tapers off early Tuesday morning. The heaviest snow will taper off by Monday afternoon,” Environment Canada said.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.

The warning is in effect for:

  • Co. of St. Paul near Ashmont St. Vincent and St. Lina
  • Co. of St. Paul near Elk Point and St. Edouard
  • Co. of St. Paul near Lindbergh and Frog Lake
  • Co. of St. Paul near St. Paul and Lafond
  • Improvement District 349 including Cold Lake Air Weapons Range
  • Lac La Biche Co. near Fork Lake
  • Lac La Biche Co. near Heart Lake
  • Lac La Biche Co. near Lac La Biche and Square Lake
  • Lac La Biche Co. near Lakeland Prov. Park and Rec. Area
  • Lac La Biche Co. near Plamondon Hylo and Avenir
  • M.D. of Bonnyville near Beaverdam
  • M.D. of Bonnyville near Bonnyville Ardmore and Kehewin Res.
  • M.D. of Bonnyville near Cold Lake and City of Cold Lake
  • M.D. of Bonnyville near Fishing Lake Smt
  • M.D. of Bonnyville near Glendon and Moose Lake
  • M.D. of Bonnyville near La Corey Wolf Lake and Truman
  • Smoky Lake Co. near Buffalo Lake and Kikino Smts
  • Smoky Lake Co. near Vilna Saddle Lake and Whitefish Lake

A wind warning is also in effect for residents in the County of Two Hills, Vermilion, Lloydminster and parts south such as Wainwright and Provost.

Winds gusting between 90 and 110 km/h are expected to develop Sunday night. These strong northwesterly winds will persist through much of the day on Monday before easing Monday night, Environment Canada said.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.