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Forecasters continue to pinpoint storm details, but say 5-10 cm of snowfall is likely for southern Ontario

High potential for snow on Family Day across southern Ontario

Digital writers

Saturday, February 15, 2014, 8:34 PM -

Southern Ontario could be in for a snowy Family Day Monday, as a low pressure system could potentially bring 5-10 cm of snowfall to the region. 

Forecasters are still pinpointing the exact details of the storm, but say confidence is high that a system will make its way through southern Ontario Monday night through Tuesday morning. 

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"Each forecast weather model we use as a tool to create our forecasts are indicating a system moving through southern Ontario for Family Day Monday into Tuesday," says Dayna Vettese, a meteorologist at The Weather Network. "However, at this point, there is little to no consensus amongst the models with regards to timing, precipitation type or snowfall amounts. It is certainly a difficult forecast and will be refined several more times over the weekend." 

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Snow is expected to taper off Tuesday morning, but may linger for the morning commute. 

We will continue to monitor the forecast and the newest model data as it arrives, so stay tuned for updates.

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