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15 to 20 cm of snow expected Wednesday into Thursday

Travel may be difficult, power outages possible
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WEATHER ALERT
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Snowfall warning in effect for:
    •    Niagara Falls - Welland - Southern Niagara Region
    •    St. Catharines - Grimsby - Northern Niagara Region

Significant snowfall with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm expected Wednesday into Thursday.

Hazards:
Total snowfall accumulations 15 to 20 cm.
Reduced visibility in heavy snow.
Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult.
Isolated power outages are possible.

Timing:
Wednesday afternoon until Thursday morning.

Discussion:
A Texas low tracking northeastward is expected to bring snow to the area early Wednesday afternoon until Thursday morning. Snowfall accumulations of 15 cm are expected, with locally higher amounts of up to 20 cm likely.
Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. 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 ONstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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