Cochrane and the surrounding areas are currently under a fog advisory.

According to Environment Canada, dense fog has developed along the foothills and it is expected to persist through the morning.

Near zero visibility in fog is expected and drivers are urged to give themselves some extra time on their drive.

The Fog Advisory will affect the following areas:

  • Rocky View Co. near Cochrane
  • Mountain View Co. near Carstairs and Stirlingville
  • Mountain View Co. near Cremona and Water Valley
  • Mountain View Co. near Olds and Didsbury
  • Mountain View Co. near Sundre
  • Rocky View Co. near Airdrie and Crossfield
  • Rocky View Co. near Bottrel and Madden

The fog is expected to improve late this morning or early this afternoon.