It is looking more like December than September outside this morning with a vast amount of thick, heavy snow sticking to the ground.
A snowfall warning was put into place yesterday evening.
"We did have a weather system that went through last night north of Calgary. We did receive some heavier amounts of snow. In the Drumheller region it is likely there is 5 to 10 cm of snow that fell overnight in the area," explained Brenda Niskaro from Environment Canada.
It does look like the worst is behind us for the Drumheller Valley.
"It looks like the heavy snow has moved off and is moving into Saskatchewan from the Drumheller area. But further north in Red Deer the snow is still falling, so they are still under the heavy snowfall warning, but the snow will be tapering off later this afternoon," continued Niskaro.
It is too soon to decide if this snowfall has broken any records from previous years, but one can speculate.
"Usually, in spring and fall, because we have the moisture in the air we get the heavier snow. It is quite early, so a lot of the trees still have their leaves on them. There could be a lot of broken branches to clean up afterward," concluded Niskaro.