Alerts for: Metro Montréal - Laval
11:49 AM EST Friday 24 January 2020
Special weather statement in effect for:
- Châteauguay - La Prairie area
- Laval area
- Longueuil - Varennes area
- Montréal Island area
A mixed bag of precipitation from Saturday evening through Sunday.
A low pressure system from the American Midwest will affect Southwestern Quebec beginning Saturday evening. Precipitation will then gradually spread toward Eastern Quebec.
Total snowfall amounts will vary depending on how the system develops, but they could exceed 15 centimetres over areas north of the St Lawrence River.
Central Quebec and the areas near the St Lawrence River could also see freezing rain overnight Saturday night.
Additionally, rain is expected over the Monteregie and the Eastern Townships areas. Expected rainfall amounts should reach between 10 and 15 millimetres.
Travel could be difficult.
At this time, model guidance still suggests significant variability regarding the system's track. Therefore, some uncertainty remains and this scenario could still change significantly.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to QCstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #QCStorm.
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