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Blowing Snow Advisory for the Swift Current Region

Environment Canada is calling for Snow over the next several days in Southwest Saskatchewan with a Blowing Snow Advisory in Effect. A developing winter storm is forecast to move through Alberta Today and spread into western Saskatchewan by Saturday morning. Strong winds of 40 to 50 km/h will combine with the falling snow to produce significant visibility restrictions in blowing snow.Total snowfall of 10 to 20cm is possible with this storm. The strong winds and heaviest snow are forecast to taper off by Saturday evening. Light snow will persist into Sunday. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations. Poor weather conditions may contribute to transportation delays. If you must travel, keep others informed of your schedule and destination and carry an emergency kit and mobile phone. Partly Cloudy with Flurries for Today with a High of -4. Snow and Blowing Snow Tonight, 5-10cm and -8. Snow for Saturday, 2-4cm and -4. Cloudy with Flurries by Sunday and -5 with a similar trend on Monday and -7. Looking ahead to Tuesday, a High of -7 in the Sunshine and -4 for Wednesday. Mainly Sunny through Thursday and warming up to -2.

The normal High for this date is -1 with a Low of -11.

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