Ontario: Snowstorm will complicate travel, up to 25 cm possible in Ottawa
Alerts in Effect
Special Weather StatementIssued at 04:47 Tuesday 25 February 2020
Snow, ice pellets with risk of freezing rain expected later in the day Thursday and Thursday night.
Total snowfall: 10 to 20 cm.
Maximum wind gusts: easterly 60 to 70 km/h.
Locations: all of Prince Edward Island, with highest snow amounts most likely over Prince County.
Time span: Thursday afternoon through Friday morning.
Remarks: Snow will develop across the island Thursday afternoon and will likely mix with or change to ice pellets for a time Thursday evening with a risk of freezing rain, especially over Queens and Kings counties. Snow will transition through ice pellets to rain with risk of freezing rain across most of the province Thursday evening, Precipitation will taper to a few flurries or showers Friday morning. Strong easterly winds will also develop Thursday afternoon and evening potentially giving reduced visibilities in blowing snow in some locations.
Motorists should anticipate poor driving conditions late in the day Thursday and Thursday night, possibly carrying over into Friday morning in some areas.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to PEstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #PEStorm.