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Alerts for: City of Ottawa


3:23 PM EST Friday 17 January 2020
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Ottawa North - Kanata - Orléans
  • Ottawa South - Richmond - Metcalfe

Snowfall with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected.

Significant snowfall expected Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning.

Snow is expected to move into the area on Saturday afternoon as a low pressure system approaches. Snow will be heavy at times Saturday afternoon and evening. The snow will taper off to flurries Sunday morning. Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 20 cm are likely.

Easterly winds gusting up to 50 km/h will create areas of blowing snow giving reduced visibilities, particularly Saturday evening.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #ONStorm.


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