May 2, 2014 10:00 am

Snowfall warning issued for mountain parks

FILE: A man walks through a snow-covered park.

(AP Photo/The Herald-Palladium, Don Campbell)

CALGARY – Travellers heading to the mountain parks this weekend can expect to see lots of snow.

A snowfall warning is in effect for several areas west of Calgary, including Banff and Kananaskis.

The warning, issued just before 7 a.m. on Friday, suggests that as much as 15 to 25 cm of snow will fall through Friday and Saturday.

Officials warn the snow may limit visibility and cause driving conditions to deteriorate.

Conditions are expected to improve on Sunday.

Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Banff Nat. Park near Banff
  • Banff Nat. Park near Lake Louise
  • Banff Nat. Park near Saskatchewan River Crossing
  • Clearwater Co. near Siffleur Wilderness Area
  • Kananaskis I.D. near Highwood and Cataract Creek
  • Kananaskis I.D. near Kananaskis Village
  • M.D. of Bighorn near Canmore Exshaw and Ghost Lake
  • M.D. of Bighorn near Ghost River Wilderness
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