Prepare for major disruptions as weather bomb eyes Atlantic Canada
Alerts in Effect
Weather AdvisoryIssued at 11:41 Thursday 27 January 2022
Winter weather travel advisory in effect for this afternoon.
Lake effect snow with amounts near 10 cm by this evening.
Reduced visibilities in heavy snow and local blowing snow.
This afternoon and early this evening.
Lake effect snow is forecast to intensify near midday in a stiff southwesterly flow off of Georgian Bay. In addition, early this evening a strong cold front will move through the area. A quick 2 to 4 cm of snow along with near-zero visibilities at times in blowing snow can be expected with this cold front.
The snow will be pushed south of the region this evening as winds shift to the north.
Motorists are advised to exercise caution.
Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow.
For road conditions and other traveller information from the Ministry of Transportation, visit https://www.ontario.ca/511, https://www.twitter.com/511Ontario, or call 5-1-1.
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.