SNOW ALERT (20+cm) for the Cornwall Ontario Area FEB 12, 2017

SNOW ALERT (20+cm)  for the Cornwall Ontario Area FEB 12, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO –   Up to 20cm of snow is expected to fall in the Cornwall area between Sunday and Monday.

Sunday will start with a low of -12c with more snow falling as temperatures rise towards zero by night.  Expect the heaviest snow in the later afternoon and early evening.

Expect mild temps, between zero and -10c until Wednesday with bouts of snow and mixed precipitation.

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9:21 PM EST Saturday 11 February 2017
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Cornwall – Lancaster
  • Maxville – Alexandria
  • Morrisburg – Long Sault
  • Winchester – Newington

Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm is expected.

Significant snow is expected to begin Sunday afternoon and end Monday morning.

A developing Colorado low is expected to track south of the lower Great Lakes and bring snow to eastern Ontario for Sunday. Although there is still some uncertainty with respect to the track of the low, current information suggests total snow fall amounts of 20 to 25 cm are likely by Monday morning.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. Public Safety Canada encourages everyone to make an emergency plan and get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, a first-aid kit and a flashlight.

Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected.

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