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Snow squall watch in effect: Environment Canada

Local snowfall amounts in the 10 to 15 cm range will be possible by Thursday morning
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WEATHER ALERT
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Snow squall watch in effect for:

  • Barrie - Collingwood - Hillsdale
  • Midland - Coldwater - Orr Lake
  • Orillia - Lagoon City - Washago

Snow squalls possible beginning this afternoon into tonight.

With the arrival of cold northwesterly winds, snow squalls are forecast to develop over Lake Huron and Georgian Bay this morning. As winds shift this afternoon, these snow squalls are expected to move over the area and then continue into tonight.

Local snowfall amounts in the 10 to 15 cm range will be possible by Thursday morning. An additional 2 to 4 cm will be possible Thursday as the squalls weaken.

Visibilities will likely be reduced at times in heavy snow and blowing snow, particularly over exposed areas.

Travel may be hazardous due to sudden changes in the weather. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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