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WWCN12 CWTO 180241  
SNOWFALL WARNING  
FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 9:41 P.M. EST MONDAY 17 FEBRUARY 2020.  
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SNOWFALL WARNING FOR:  
GREATER SUDBURY AND VICINITY  
NORTH BAY - WEST NIPISSING.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
SNOWSTORM BEGINNING NEAR MIDNIGHT.  
 
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM FROM TEXAS WILL BRING AN AREA OF SNOW WITH IT,  
ARRIVING NEAR OR SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF  
15 TO 20 CM ARE EXPECTED BY THE TIME THE SNOW TAPERS TO FLURRIES BY  
TUESDAY EVENING.  
 
DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL QUICKLY DETERIORATE AFTER THE SNOW ARRIVES  
TONIGHT. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED TO ADJUST THEIR TRAVEL PLANS  
ACCORDINGLY.  
 
VISIBILITY MAY BE SUDDENLY REDUCED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW. 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.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
ONSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)ONSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
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