Active AlertsAssabaska Indian Reserve, ON

Weather Advisory
Issued at Sat 10:08 AM Mar. 2
Issued by: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Recommended Action


If visibility is reduced while driving, slow down, watch for tail lights ahead and be prepared to stop.

Description


Winter weather travel advisory in effect beginning late this afternoon.

Hazards:
Snowfall accumulations of 5 to 10 cm tonight.
Possible ice pellets, freezing rain or freezing drizzle Sunday and Sunday night.

Timing:
Late this afternoon into Sunday.

Discussion:
A low pressure system will bring a mix of precipitation to northwestern Ontario this weekend. The precipitation will begin as snow late this afternoon or early this evening. The snow may be heavy at times, reducing visibility and making travel hazardous. Sunday morning, the snow may become mixed with ice pellets or change over to freezing rain or freezing drizzle before ending Sunday night. This winter weather travel advisory may be replaced with a freezing drizzle advisory or a freezing rain warning on Sunday.

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Motorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions and adjust travel plans accordingly. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery.

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.