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Snow Squall Warning And Travel Advisory Issued For Kawartha Lakes And Peterborough

KAWARTHA LAKES-A Snow Squall Warning and a Winter Travel Advisory have been issued for Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough

Snow squall warning in effect for:

  • Apsley – Woodview – Northern Peterborough County
  • Fenelon Falls – Balsam Lake Park – Northern Kawartha Lakes

Lake effect snow squalls today and possibly tonight with significantly reduced visibility due to heavy snow and blowing snow in local snow squalls extending from Georgian Bay and into the region along an east to west line. Total snowfall amounts of 25 to 40 cm by Sunday morning.

Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Take frequent breaks and avoid strain when clearing snow.

Weather advisory in effect for:

  • Lindsay – Southern Kawartha Lakes
  • Peterborough City – Lakefield – Southern Peterborough County

Winter weather travel advisory in effect today due to flurries and local blowing snow with ; local snow accumulation up to 5 cm and reduced visibilities due blowing snow.

Westerly wind gusts up to 70 km/h are producing blowing snow in exposed areas. Gusty winds will continue until this evening.

Travel may be hazardous due to sudden changes in the weather. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Slow down driving in slippery conditions. Watch for taillights ahead and maintain a safe following distance. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

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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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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