April 25, 2014 9:42 am

City crews prepared to transition to snow removal this weekend

Wet snow is in the forecast for Calgary - with precipitation expected to start falling on Saturday, April 26th.

Carolyn Kury de Castillo/Global News

CALGARY – It’s spring, but feels more like winter. As predicted, snow started falling in the city Saturday.

The city says its crews will switch from spring clean-up to snow removal, focusing on priority routes first.

“We’re filling up our trucks with sand and material,” says Jessica Bell, with City of Calgary Roads .  “They’ll make that transition once it starts to snow.”

Spring clean-up will still go ahead Monday.

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Starting Monday, if you park on a block with parking bans for street sweeping, your vehicle will be towed.

Environment Canada is calling for more snow Saturday, with up to 4cm expected.

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Calgary and surrounding areas, warning residents to watch out for wet snow, which could make travel challenging.

Calgary’s seven day weather forecast

Environment Canada says some areas outside of town could see up to 15 centimeters of snow by Sunday.

In addition, Jasper National Park and Banff National Park are under a snowfall warning, with heavy snow expected.

To get your weather forecast on the go, download our Skytracker Weather App.

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