Alerts for: Belleville - Quinte - Northumberland
11:00 AM EST Sunday 01 February 2015
Special weather statement in effect for:
- Belleville - Quinte West - Eastern Northumberland County
- Cobourg - Colborne - Western Northumberland County
Significant snow and blowing snow tonight into Monday morning.
A developing winter storm over Missouri is tracking towards Southern Ontario. Snow with this storm will begin late this morning for regions near Lake Huron and this afternoon or evening for regions near Lake Ontario.
General snowfall amounts are expected to be in the 5 to 10 cm range by the time the snow tapers off Monday. In addition to the snow, winds are forecast to strengthen and become gusty late today or tonight. Significant reductions to visibility can be expected in snow and blowing snow making for hazardous travel conditions. Wind chills near minus 25 can be expected as well.
There is a potential that this system may track slightly farther to the north. If it does, the winter storm warning currently in affect farther south may be extended north.
Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weatheroffice.gc.ca.
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