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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Snow Squall Warning Issued For Orillia, Barrie, Washago & Area

Barrie | by Matt Sitler  

Snow squalls expected tonight and Wednesday....

A Snow Squall Warning has been issued for:

Orillia - Lagoon City - Washago

Barrie - Collingwood - Hillsdale


Current details:

Snow squalls expected tonight and Wednesday.

Snow squalls are forecast to develop tonight and persist through Wednesday night, with the most intense squalls expected during the day Wednesday. Furthermore, strong northwest winds gusting to 60 km/h will result in widespread blowing snow.

Could see up to 20 to 35 cm are possible by Thursday morning when the squalls are forecast to gradually weaken.

Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations. Road closures are possible.


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