Wintery weather for central Alberta Sunday through Tuesday. Off and on periods of snow, rain and freezing rain are in store for many areas of central and eastern Alberta over the next 24 hours. Snow will begin Monday morning for areas along the foothills and by the afternoon for central areas, including the Edmonton Metro.

5-10 cm is expected for areas near Nordegg, Rocky Mountain House and Edson by Monday evening, while 2-5 cm can be expected for areas west and southwest of Edmonton. An additional 10-15 cm is likely overnight Monday night from the B.C. border near Hinton and Grande Prairie east through Edmonton and into Saskatchewan for a total of 10-20 cm by Tuesday morning.

On Tuesday, winds will increase from the northwest and blowing or drifting snow is likely before the winds weaken Tuesday evening.

Special weather statement in effect for:

Beaver Co. near Viking and Kinsella
City of Lloydminster Alb.
Co. of Minburn near Innisfree Lavoy and Ranfurly
Co. of Minburn near Minburn and Mannville
Co. of Two Hills near Myrnam and Derwent
Co. of Two Hills near Two Hills and Brosseau
Co. of Vermilion River near Dewberry and Clandonald
Co. of Vermilion River near Islay and McNabb Sanctuary
Co. of Vermilion River near Kitscoty and Marwayne
Co. of Vermilion River near Paradise Valley
Co. of Vermilion River near Tulliby Lake
Co. of Vermilion River near Vermilion
Flagstaff Co. near Alliance and Bellshill Lake
Flagstaff Co. near Killam and Sedgewick
Flagstaff Co. near Lougheed and Hardisty
M.D. of Provost near Czar Metiskow and Cadogan
M.D. of Provost near Hughenden Amisk and Kessler
M.D. of Provost near Provost and Hayter
M.D. of Wainwright near Chauvin Dillberry Lake and Roros
M.D. of Wainwright near Edgerton and Koroluk Landslide
M.D. of Wainwright near Irma
M.D. of Wainwright near Wainwright