Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Parts Of Kawartha Lakes

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UPDATE: Weather advisory in effect for Lindsay – Southern Kawartha Lakes

Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for today. 7-14 cm of snow and poor visibility expected. This Winter Weather Travel Advisory has been upgraded from a Special Weather Statement that was previously in effect.

Hazards:
7-14 cm of snow
Quickly accumulating snow rates at times

Impacts:
Slippery road conditions
Low visibility at times

Timing:
Now through midnight tonight

Snow is beginning to spread across the region this morning and will continue to fall through this evening. Snowfall accumulation will generally increase the further one is from Lake Ontario. Areas near Lake Ontario may switch over to ice pellets and/or rainfall late this afternoon or evening, creating sloppy conditions. Motorists should be prepared for winter weather driving conditions.

KAWARTHA LAKES-A Special Weather Statement warning of heavy snowfall has been issued for Kawartha Lakes.

Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Fenelon Falls – Balsam Lake Park – Northern Kawartha Lakes
  • Lindsay – Southern Kawartha Lakes

Environment Canada says significant snowfall expected Sunday into Sunday night.

Snow is expected to begin Sunday afternoon. 5 to 10 cm of snow is possible before the snow tapers off Monday morning.

Travel is expected to be impacted due to moderate to heavy snow. Motorists should be prepared for winter weather driving conditions.

This is a result of a Colorado Low that will track from Ohio towards the St. Lawrence River Sunday into Monday.

Officials say there is still some uncertainty in model guidance as to the exact track of the low and the axis of heaviest snow. We will continue to monitor the situation and update Special Weather Statements as newer data becomes available.

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