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Snowfall warning ends for North Peace; continues in South Peace

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Below are the warnings issued for the B.C. Peace and the Alberta Peace.  Drive Safe.

Snowfall warning continued for:
B.C. South Peace River, B.C. (087310)
Snowfall warning ended for:
B.C. North Peace River, B.C. (087320)

Current details:
Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm continues. Another low pressure system will move through the Central Interior tonight bringing more snow to the South Peace region where Arctic air remains entrenched. A further 10 to 15 centimetres of snow can be expected south of Dawson Creek with the highest accumulations south of Tumbler Ridge by Sunday morning. At this point, Dawson Creek is expected to see up to 5 centimetres of snow.

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Warnings
5:16 AM MST Saturday 08 November 2014
Snowfall warning in effect for:

Co. of Grande Prairie near Beaverlodge Hythe and Demmitt
Co. of Grande Prairie near Grande Prairie and Wembley
Co. of Grande Prairie near Sexsmith and La Glace
M.D. of Greenview near DeBolt
M.D. of Greenview near Little Smoky
M.D. of Greenview near O’Brien Prov. Park and Big Mtn Creek
M.D. of Greenview near Sturgeon Lake
M.D. of Greenview near Valleyview and New Fish Creek
M.D. of Greenview near Wapiti and Shuttler Flats Rec. Area
Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm is expected.

Heavy snowfall today and tonight.

A warm pacific weather system is pushing over an incoming cold arctic airmass giving snowfall amounts of 15 to 25cm to north western Alberta.

10cm of snow has already fallen in Grande Prairie and another 5-10 is expected tpday and tonight.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please continue to monitor your local media or Weatheradio for further updates. If you would like to report severe weather, you can call 1-800-239-0484 or send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports to #ABStorm.
4:53 AM MST Saturday 08 November 2014
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

Co. of Grande Prairie near Beaverlodge Hythe and Demmitt
Co. of Grande Prairie near Grande Prairie and Wembley
Co. of Grande Prairie near Sexsmith and La Glace
M.D. of Greenview near DeBolt
M.D. of Greenview near Little Smoky
M.D. of Greenview near O’Brien Prov. Park and Big Mtn Creek
M.D. of Greenview near Sturgeon Lake
M.D. of Greenview near Valleyview and New Fish Creek
M.D. of Greenview near Wapiti and Shuttler Flats Rec. Area
Freezing rain is expected or occurring.

Freezing rain is possible this morning.

A warm moist pacific airmass moving in from British Columbia will overrun colder arctic air at the surface in west central alberta this morning. Northern areas will see snow however along an axis from just south of Grande Prairie to Mayerthorpe the precipitation is expected to fall as freezing rain. Conditions will improve near noon as the system changes to snow.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Poor weather conditions may contribute to transportation delays.

Freezing Rain Warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please continue to monitor your local media or Weatheradio for further updates. If you would like to report severe weather, you can call 1-800-239-0484 or send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports to #ABStorm.

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