Alberta Gets Pounded with Strong Wind and Snow

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Monday, November 20, 2017
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This weekend has been anything but ideal in Alberta.

A low pressure system moving across the province spreading an area of heavy snow across northern sections.

The same system produced heavy snow over sections of the Icefields Parkway (Highway 93) and severe wind gusts over regions of southern Alberta. 

Here are some peak wind gusts:
Stavely: 126 km/h
Brocket: 119 km/h
Fort Macleod: 117 km/h
Waterton: 113 km/h
Pincher Creek: 107 km/h
Claresholm: 107 km/h
Patricia: 106 km/h
Buffalo: 94 km/h
Iron Springs: 93 km/h
Priddis: 93 km/h
Beaver Mines: 91 km/h
Azure: 87 km/h
Mossleigh: 87 km/h
Neir: 87 km/h
Snowfall totals:
High Level: 16 cm
Red Earth: 12 cm
Lake Louise: 12 cm
Fort McMurray: 10 cm
Peace River: 10 cm

Based on EC data



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