A large amount of snow fell overnight Friday, and more is expected throughout the day on Saturday. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

A large amount of snow fell overnight Friday, and more is expected throughout the day on Saturday. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake and Eckville under snow fall warning

Environment Canada issued the warning Saturday morning.

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for Sylvan Lake and Eckville.

Just before 8 a.m. on Sept. 22, which is also the first day of fall, Environment Canada said, “Snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected.

Heavy snowfall continues over parts of central Alberta. Snow will taper off this afternoon as the system moves eastward.

Heavy snow has moved off in the Kananaskis and Drumheller regions however a few flurries may linger this morning.

Early season heavy snowfall can have a significant impact on any trees, or vegetation, that have not lost their leaves. Broken branches may create hazards.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.

Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ABstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ABStorm.”

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