12/05/2012 05:18 EST | Updated 12/05/2012 05:48 EST

Edmonton And Area Snowstorm Warning: 10 To 15 Centimeters Of Snowfall Expected (PHOTOS)

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The perfect Christmas weather came early to Edmonton and surrounding areas. Environment Canada has issued snowfall warnings and say 10 to 15 centimeters of snowfall is expected by tonight.

The Environment Canada added:

An upper disturbance moving slowly across Central Alberta is generating a heavy band of snow. The band extends from Whitecourt to Leduc and is moving slowly southeastward. 10 to 15 cm of snow is expected in areas affected by this band of snowfall. Conditions will improve this evening as the band weakens and moves further to the southeast.

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The ares affected by the snowfall warning include: