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Fog advisories issued for parts of central, northern Alberta

A fog advisory was issued for some areas in central and northern Alberta on Tuesday as Environment Canada warned of the potential for "near-zero visibility" at times.
A fog advisory was issued for some areas in central and northern Alberta on Tuesday as Environment Canada warned of the potential for "near-zero visibility" at times. CREDIT: https://weather.gc.ca/

A fog advisory was issued for some areas in central and northern Alberta on Tuesday as Environment Canada warned of the potential for “near-zero visibility” at times.

“Fog has formed in the Grande Prairie and Whitecourt-Edson regions and is expected to persist until Wednesday morning,” the weather agency said on its website. “This advisory may be expanded to surrounding areas.”

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Drivers were advised to turn on their lights while driving and to maintain a “safe following distance” because of the potential for poor visibility.

Environment Canada says it issues fog advisories when “near-zero visibilities in fog are expected or occurring.”

For a complete list of weather warnings, watches and advisories in Alberta, click here.

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