Blowing Snow Advisory in effect for:

  • St. Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region

Periods of snow mixed with ice pellets will continue today, with precipitation changing over to all snow by this evening. Brisk northeasterly winds gusting to 60 km/h will result in occasional blowing snow today, with blowing snow becoming more frequent after the ice pellets move out by this evening.

Visibility will often be reduced to 500 metres or less in blowing snow especially in areas directly exposed to the strong winds off of Lake Ontario today and especially tonight. Motorists should allow extra time to reach their destination or adjust travel plans accordingly.

Blowing snow will slowly become less frequent on Monday as winds diminish a little.

Please refer to the public forecast for further details.

Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

Weather Advisories for blowing snow are issued when winds are expected to create blowing snow giving poor visibility to 800 metres or less for at least 3 hours.

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