Trans Canada Highway closed east of Calgary

By Brian Konrad
February 14, 2018 - 1:16pm Updated: February 14, 2018 - 2:12pm

Strathmore, AB. - A fast moving system is bringing high wind and a blowing snow advisory for much of southeastern Alberta.
 
Northerly winds from 50 to 70 kph are reducing visibility in blowing snow.
 
Highway 1 is closed between Brooks  and the intersection of Highway 21 near Strathmore.  The area has experienced snow, freezing rain and blowing snow that's reduced visibility.  There was also a multi vehicle crash near the Highway 21 intersection.
 
Environment Canada says conditions will improve this afternoon as winds diminish.
 

Several Prairie Rose schools under shelter in place orders due to weather