Today, in the Niagara Region’s weather forecast a special weather statement in effect for: Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region – St. Catharines – Grimsby – and the Northern Niagara Region as follows:

 

Light to moderate snow will continue this morning. Heavier snow is expected this afternoon before changing to a brief period of rain or freezing rain in the afternoon. Any rain or freezing rain will then transition back to moderate to heavy snow overnight.

Total snowfall amounts of 5 to 15 cm are possible by Thursday morning in areas where the precipitation falls primarily as snow.

Motorists should be prepared for poor winter driving conditions.   Now the more detailed forecast for the region…

Today, periods of snow. Risk of freezing rain late this afternoon. Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature steady near plus 1. UV index 1 or low.  Tonight, snow. Risk of freezing rain early this evening. Local blowing snow overnight. Snowfall amount 5 cm. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low minus 3. Wind chill minus 10 overnight.

Thu, 27 Feb

Snow and local blowing snow ending in the morning then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Amount 2 cm. Wind west 40 km/h gusting to 60. Temperature steady near minus 3. Wind chill near minus 12. UV index 2 or low.

Night

Flurries. Local blowing snow. Windy. Low minus 6.

Fri, 28 Feb

Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Windy. High minus 2.

Night

Cloudy with 70 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 7.

Sat, 29 Feb

Cloudy with 70 percent chance of flurries. High minus 2.

Night

Cloudy periods with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 7.

Sun, 1 Mar

Cloudy. High zero.

Night

Cloudy periods. Low minus 3.

Mon, 2 Mar

Cloudy. High plus 3.

Night

Cloudy. Low minus 1.

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