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Snowfall warnings in effect for parts of northern, central Alberta

Edmonton Weather Forecast: May 3
WATCH ABOVE: (From May 3, 2019) Global meteorologist Jesse Beyer's weather forecast for Edmonton and surrounding areas from Friday's edition of Global News Hour at 6 Edmonton.

Environment Canada issued more snowfall warnings for parts of northern Alberta on Friday afternoon, as well as for areas in the central part of the province.

“A band of heavy snow has brought five to 10 centimetres to portions of northwestern Alberta,” the weather agency said on its website. “An additional five to 15 cm of snow is expected before the snow weakens Saturday morning.”

Environment Canada warned drivers in affected areas to adjust their driving to changing road conditions and also to be prepared for reduced visibility at times.

Watch below: (From Oct. 3, 2018) The Alberta Motor Association provides tips on being prepared for winter-driving emergencies

Staying safe in a snowstorm: Alberta Motor Association provides tips on being prepared for winter driving emergencies
Staying safe in a snowstorm: Alberta Motor Association provides tips on being prepared for winter driving emergencies

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On Thursday night, the weather agency issued a snowfall warning for parts of of Mackenzie County and the County of Northern Lights. By Friday afternoon, the warning had been lifted in those areas.

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