Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning for the area on the first day of spring. 

Between 10 to 30 cm of snow is expected to fall by Friday morning across areas in southern Alberta, with the snowfall beginning Tuesday evening. 

The weather agency states "A widespread area of 10-20 cm of snow is expected, but an axis of 15-30 cm is expected from Nordegg/Rocky Mountain House south through the Calgary area over the three-day period."

Drivers are being reminded to adjust their habits to the conditions and to prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.

Included in the warning is Cochrane, Airdrie, Olds and Sundre.

You can view Cochrane's long-range forecast HERE