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Winter storm watch issued for Pincher Creek and Crowsnest Pass

Winter storm watch issued for Pincher Creek and Crowsnest Pass
By Shannon Peace
By Shannon Peace
Shootin’ the Breeze Shootin’ the Breeze Publisher/Owner
Shootin’ the Breeze Shootin’ the Breeze Publisher/Owner
February 18, 2023
February 18, 2023
At least a foot of snow will land between Monday and Tuesday
At least a foot of snow will land between Monday and Tuesday
IMAGE: Shannon Peace
IMAGE: Shannon Peace

Significant snowfall – 30 to 50 centimetres (12 to 20 inches) — is expected in southwestern Alberta, prompting Environment Canada to issue a winter storm watch for Pincher Creek, Crowsnest Pass, Piikani Nation, Waterton and surrounding area.

The storm will hit with heavy snow falling early Monday morning. It is anticipated to slow down in the afternoon, but will intensify again later in the day and snow will continue to fall through. Tuesday.

The highest amounts are currently expected in the Waterton area.

Be prepared!

Share your weather photos with us by email or text.

 

Wedding banquet view of wedding venue — the Cowley Lions Campground Stockade near Pincher Creek in southwestern Alberta.

 

The winter storm watch was issued at 3:50 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 for the MD of Pincher Creek near Beauvais Lake Provincial Park, Cowley, Burmis, Maycroft and Twin Butte; the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass including Coleman and Frank; Piikani Nation; Waterton Lakes National Park and Blood Reserve; and MD of Ranchland.

 

 

Circular shot of Shannon Peace – smiling woman with shoulder-length light brown hair and glasses, wearing a black shirt, over a purple accent line with text details about her Shootin' the Breeze role

 

Significant snowfall – 30 to 50 centimetres (12 to 20 inches) — is expected in southwestern Alberta, prompting Environment Canada to issue a winter storm watch for Pincher Creek, Crowsnest Pass, Piikani Nation, Waterton and surrounding area.

The storm will hit with heavy snow falling early Monday morning. It is anticipated to slow down in the afternoon, but will intensify again later in the day and snow will continue to fall through. Tuesday.

The highest amounts are currently expected in the Waterton area.

Be prepared!

Share your weather photos with us by email or text.

 

Pig roast at wedding venue — the Cowley Lions Campground Stockade near Pincher Creek in southwestern Alberta.

 

The winter storm watch was issued at 3:50 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 for the MD of Pincher Creek near Beauvais Lake Provincial Park, Cowley, Burmis, Maycroft and Twin Butte; the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass including Coleman and Frank; Piikani Nation; Waterton Lakes National Park and Blood Reserve; and MD of Ranchland.

 

 

Circular shot of Shannon Peace – smiling woman with shoulder-length light brown hair and glasses, wearing a black shirt, over a purple accent line with text details about her Shootin' the Breeze role

 

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