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Environment Canada has issued a winter travel advisory

Environment Canada has issued a winter travel advisory

Environment Canada states that total snowfall amounts of 10-15 cm are possible when winds gust up to 60 km/h.

WEATHER ALERT
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Weather advisory in effect for

  • Orangeville – Grand Valley – Southern Dufferin Country
  • Shelburne-Mansfield-Northern Dufferin County

Winter weather advisory in effect today

Hazards:

Total snowfall amounts between 10 and 15 cm
Heavy snow may cause visibility to be reduced.
Wind gusts up to 60 km/h can sometimes cause local blowing snow

When: From now through the evening.

Discussion: The Great Lakes will see significant snowfall in southern Ontario as a result of a low pressure system. This morning commutes could be affected by heavy snowfall. Local blowing snow is possible with gusty northwesterly or northerly winds.

Impacts:

Weather changes can cause travel to be dangerous. Poor weather conditions can cause delays in transportation. You should be prepared to adapt your driving to changing road conditions. You should exercise extra caution when driving or walking through affected areas. When conditions are slippery, slow down. Pay attention to the taillights ahead, and keep a safe distance. The accumulation of snow can make it difficult to navigate surfaces such as roads, sidewalks, walkways, and parking lots. The accumulation of snow can have a significant effect on urban rush hour traffic.

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.

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Keep checking Environment Canada’s alerts and forecasts. Send an email at ONstorm@ec.gc.ca if you have concerns about severe weather.

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