Crews work to clear snow from city streets on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
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Eight people, including three children, were transported to hospitals in Calgary and Canmore with non-life threatening injuries Wednesday after up to 40 vehicles landed in the ditch off of Highway 1 due to snow and icy roads.The highway was closed for hours in both directions at Dead Mans Flats and Alberta Transportation issued an emergency alert Wednesday evening about dangerous driving conditions.Highway 1 reopened around 9 p.m. According to 511 Alberta, areas west of Calgary remain affected by snowy road conditions Thursday.For Calgary, Thursday’s forecast calls for a mix of sun and cloud, with a high of -11 C. Environment Canada is warning of the risk of frostbite, with wind chills of -26 C this morning and -16 C this afternoon expected.A high of -3 C is predicted for Friday, with a windchill of -22 C in the morning and -7 C in the afternoon.The City of Calgary’s snow route parking ban ended Wednesday at 5 p.m.According to the city, snow stopped falling at midnight, with accumulations of up to two cm. Crews will be working on main roads and removing snow from the through-lanes on Priority 1 and Priority 2 routes.The city advised drivers Thursday morning that some roads may be icy and snow covered, especially in residential areas.“Calgarians are advised to watch for trouble spots such as hills and bridge decks, and to slow down and drive for winter conditions,” the city said in a morning update.TemperaturesToday’s High -11 C Today’s Low -17 C Average High 0.6 C Average Low -11.1 C Historic High 16.7 C in 1908 Historic Low -32.8 C in 1891 Tomorrow’s High -3 C Tomorrow’s Low -12 C Weather alerts?Alberta is not under any weather warnings as of Thursday morning. You can check all Alberta weather alerts here.You can also check Canada-wide weather alerts here.