There are two alerts going on for the niagara region weatherwise this morning. First: A snowfall warning in effect for: Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region as a low pressure system developing over Kentucky is expected to intensify as it approaches the lower great lakes this morning then tracks northeastwards across the st lawrence valley this afternoon.
Snow will begin early this morning and continue through much of the day. Snow maybe heavy at times this afternoon. Total snowfall amounts of 15 cm is possible with the storm before tapering off this evening.
Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
There is also a winter storm alert for today for the areas of: St. Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region
A low pressure system over West Virginia is expected to approach the lower Great lakes this morning then tracks northeastwards across the St Lawrence Valley Tuesday afternoon.
Snow is forecast to move north into Ontario early this morning and linger for much of the day. The heaviest snowfall amounts are expected to fall on a line from Kingston to Ottawa, however snowfall amounts 10 to 15 cm are expected to fall on the northern fringes of this zone.
Travelling conditions may become hazardous due to poor visibilities in accumulating snow.
Now here is a look at the detailed forecast for today: snow, accumulating to about 10 to 15 cm. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h early this afternoon. High plus 1.
Mainly cloudy. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light after midnight. Low minus 4.
Flurries ending late in the afternoon then a mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming west 20 km/h in the morning. High plus 2.
Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 11.
Sunny. High minus 3.
Increasing cloudiness. Low minus 4.
Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Windy. High plus 5.
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