Alerts for: Niagara
4:49 AM EDT Tuesday 11 March 2014
Winter storm warning in effect for:
- Niagara Falls - Welland - Southern Niagara Region
- St. Catharines - Grimsby - Northern Niagara Region
Heavy snow and blowing snow Wednesday.
An intensifying low pressure from Kansas is forecast to track south of the Lower Great Lakes on Wednesday. Precipitation in the form of rain or wet snow and slight risk of freezing rain are expected over the Niagara region overnight and change to snow on Wednesday. The snow will quickly become heavy at times and continues east into the Kingston to Cornwall region through Wednesday with a total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm expected by Wednesday night.
In addition, brisk northeasterly winds will also cause low visibilities at times in blowing snow.
Motorists should prepare for hazardous driving conditions on Wednesday.
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