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WWCN11 CWTO 130211  
SNOWFALL WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 9:11 P.M. EST FRIDAY 12 JANUARY 2018.  
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SNOWFALL WARNING FOR:  
PICTON - SANDBANKS PARK  
KINGSTON - ODESSA - FRONTENAC ISLANDS  
BROCKVILLE - LEEDS AND GRENVILLE  
CORNWALL - MORRISBURG.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
SNOWFALL, WITH TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 15 TO 20 CM IS EXPECTED.  
 
HEAVY SNOW TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.  
 
TEMPERATURES HAVE PLUNGED TO WELL BELOW FREEZING AS EXPECTED, AND  
SNOW, HEAVY AT TIMES, IS FALLING ACROSS ALL AREAS.  
 
TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 15 TO 20 CENTIMETRES ARE LIKELY BY THE  
TIME THE SNOW SLOWLY TAPERS OFF AROUND MIDDAY SATURDAY.  
 
DANGEROUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUE, AS UNTREATED ROADS  
WILL BE SLIPPERY BOTH FROM THE ACCUMULATING SNOW, AND ICE BUILD UP  
FROM THE FLASH FREEZE THAT OCCURRED EARLIER THIS EVENING.  
 
BE PREPARED TO ADJUST YOUR DRIVING WITH CHANGING ROAD 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, SLOW DOWN, WATCH FOR TAIL LIGHTS AHEAD AND  
BE PREPARED TO STOP.  
 
SNOWFALL WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
EC.CPIO-TEMPETES-OSPC-STORMS.EC(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING  
(HASH)ONSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
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