Canada Sees 'First Significant Snowfall' of Season

Canadians were greeted with the “first significant snowfall” of the season on Saturday, September 28, Canada’s weather service said.

Several areas in Canada’s Alberta province were under a winter storm warning due to “heavy snowfall,” according to weather reports.

Calgary, a city in Alberta, was expected to see about four to six inches of snowfall accumulate by Monday morning. This video shows a flurry of snow in Calgary.

The weather service said up to 27 inches of snow could collect in some areas within the southwest corner of Alberta.

Local media reported the weather caused dangerous driving conditions, with reports of multiple car crashes along snow-covered roads. Snow plows were out trying to clear roads in Alberta that were fully or partially covered in snow, according to the region’s official traffic alerts.

The snowstorm was expected to gradually weaken and dissipate by Monday, according to weather reports. Credit: @girlchisholm via Storyful