Snow Squall Watch Turns into Warning: Environment Canada

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Northwesterly winds gusting 60 to 70 km / h will cause blowing snow in the evening with snowfall close to 15 cm

WEATHER ALERT
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Snow squall warning in effect for:

  • Sault Ste. Marie – Saint-Joseph Island
  • Searchmont – Montreal River Port – Batchawana Bay

Snow squalls are expected today and tonight. Visibility will quickly be reduced to almost zero due to heavy snow combined with blowing snow.

Snowfall of almost 15 cm is possible in the evening.

Northwesterly winds gusting 60 to 70 km / h will lead to blowing snow in the evening.

The heaviest snowfall amounts and the lowest visibilities are expected from Batchawana Bay and south towards Sault Ste. Married.

Snow squalls will ease early Tuesday morning.

Be prepared for rapidly changing and deteriorating travel conditions Visibility will suddenly drop to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow. Travel is expected to be dangerous due to reduced visibility in some areas.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather conditions, email [email protected] or tweet the reports using #ONStorm.

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