Snow in Alberta as eastern Canada bakes
Published Sunday, May 22, 2016 6:10PM EDT
While parts of eastern Canada are enjoying summer-like temperatures this long weekend, residents of Calgary are dealing with even more snow.
The wet, heavy stuff began to fall early on Sunday morning in southern Alberta, prompting snowplows to hit the highways.
Meanwhile, temperatures in Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal hit the mid-20s C on Sunday afternoon. More sunshine is expected on Monday.
Calgary could get five centimetres in total by Monday morning, when the snow is expected to turn to rain.
Areas north and west of Calgary, including Airdrie and Rocky Mountain House, are forecast to get as much as 15 centimetres.
This is the seventh time in the last 16 years that Calgary has experienced snowfall on the Victoria Day long weekend, including last year.