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Winter weather travel advisory in effect for the region

Snow expected to end this evening
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WEATHER ALERT
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Weather advisory in effect for:
    •    Barrie - Collingwood - Hillsdale
    •    Midland - Coldwater - Orr Lake
    •    Orillia - Lagoon City - Washago

Winter weather travel advisory in effect.

Hazards:
Local snowfall accumulations of 5 to 10 cm.
Reduced visibility in heavy snow.
Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult.

Timing:
Ending this evening.

Discussion:
Lake effect snow has developed in the wake of a cold front. A local 5 to 10 cm is possible before the snow tapers to light flurries this evening.
Motorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions and adjust travel plans accordingly. 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. 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@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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