Thick April snow blanketed the city Monday afternoon causing more than a few headaches for motorists.
While there were no official accident numbers available Monday night, there was still plenty of chatter about terrible driving conditions on social media.
— Edmonton Police (@edmontonpolice) April 16, 2018
— Shawn Metheral (@Metheral) April 16, 2018
Careful out there! Highways 779 between Highway 16A and Yellowhead (near Parkland County Offices) closed down due to a major collision. No timetable on when it is set to re-open. Crews on the scene #yegtraffic @881TheOne
— Mason Ulvestad (@TheOne_Mason) April 16, 2018
— Karen R (@Kookykarenka) April 17, 2018
Up to five centimetres of snow was expected to fall overnight with winds gusting to 5o km/h causing blowing snow problems for drivers.
Environment Canada said there was a 30 per cent chance of flurries early Tuesday morning with periods of snow starting in the morning coupled with a risk of freezing drizzle.
Up to four centimetres of snow is expected Tuesday.
Source:: Edmonton Journal