Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Prairie Audio 11:50 AM MT

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PR04 - (Alta-Heavy-Snow)

CALGARY. x-17s. The cleanup has started in Calgary today after a heavy snowfall blanketed southern Alberta. Roads and highways in and around the city Tuesday were covered in heavy, wet snow -- with more falling overnight. Parts of Calgary reported snowfall amounts of up to 40 centimetres in a 12-hour period. Tom Sampson, chief of the Calgary Emergency Operations Centre, says it was a record-setting storm and the city is thankful others could help out.

("...go forward.") (The Canadian Press)

TAG: A total of 59 sanders and 22 graders hit Calgary's streets early today to start clearing the major roadways. Of those, 74 operators and 40 pieces of equipment were from Edmonton, Red Deer, Okotoks and Medicine Hat. Sampson say Calgary will be paying the bill. …

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