Snowfall Warning Issued

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Snowfall warning in effect for:

Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island

Significant snowfall is expected Wednesday.

Snow, heavy at times, is expected to develop Wednesday morning and continue into Wednesday evening. The snow may also be mixed with rain at times.

Total snowfall amounts near 15 cm are likely by Wednesday evening.

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations.

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Winter storm watch in effect for:

Agawa – Lake Superior Park
Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island
Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay
A winter storm with heavy snow and blowing snow is expected Wednesday.

A developing low pressure system over Colorado is expected to track over Lake Huron and Georgian Bay late Wednesday. Snow with blowing snow is expected to develop Wednesday morning and continue into Wednesday evening.

Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm are possible with the heaviest snow falling in the afternoon.

There remains some uncertainty regarding the exact track of this system and associated snowfall amounts. This watch may be upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning as the track of this low becomes more certain.

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations. 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. For information on emergency plans and kits go to http://www.getprepared.gc.ca.

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