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Up to 15 cm of snow possible in Niagara late Wednesday

'Significant' snowfall is expected late Wednesday into Thursday; rapidly accumulating snow will make it difficult to travel, Environment Canada says
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WEATHER ALERT
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Niagara Falls - Welland - Southern Niagara Region
  • St. Catharines - Grimsby - Northern Niagara Region

Significant snowfall possible late Wednesday into Thursday.

Hazards:

Total snowfall accumulations of 10 to 15 cm.
Reduced visibility in heavy snow.
Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult.

Timing:
Late Wednesday into Thursday.

Discussion:
A Texas Low is bringing snow to southern Ontario late Wednesday into Thursday. Snowfall accumulations of 10 to 15 cm are possible, with locally higher amounts of up to 20 cm.

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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