Alerts for: Kirkland Lake - New Liskeard - Temagami

Warnings

2:00 PM EST Tuesday 21 November 2017
Snow squall warning in effect for:

  • Kirkland Lake - Englehart
  • New Liskeard - Temagami

Periods of brief but intense snowfall are expected. Visibilities will be rapidly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow.

A brief but intense snow squall, associated with a fast moving cold front, will pass through the regions between 2 and 8 pm this afternoon.

A sharp cold front is sweeping across Northeastern Ontario this afternoon. There have been reports of brief but significantly reduced visibilities in snow and blowing snow from Kapuskasing to Sault Ste Marie with wind gusts to 65 km/h.

This front is expected to pass through Timmins during mid afternoon and through Sudbury in the evening.

Snow squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably; changes from clear skies to heavy snow within just a few kilometres are common. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

Snow squall warnings are issued when bands of snow form that produce intense accumulating snow or near zero visibilities.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.cpio-tempetes-ospc-storms.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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