Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region
  • St. Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region

A system bringing snow, ice pellets, freezing rain and rain to Southern Ontario Tuesday.

A low pressure system developing over the American plains will be tracking towards Southern Ontario, bringing a wintery mix of precipitation to the region Tuesday.

For Extreme Southwestern Ontario east towards the Niagara Peninsula: precipitation is forecast to begin as snow or ice pellets then transition through a period of freezing rain before temperatures rise above zero and a change to rain occurs. The freezing rain could persist for a few hours and some locales may require a freezing rain warning. Further north, for areas east of Southern Lake Huron to regions north of Lake Ontario including the Greater Toronto Area: precipitation is expected to be predominantly snow, however, it could be mixed with ice pellets and freezing rain at times. General snowfall amounts in the 5 to 10 cm range will be possible with lower amounts in areas that receive more ice pellets or freezing rain.

There is still uncertainty with regards to precipitation type and amount. Environment Canada meteorologists are watching the evolution of this storm closely and will issue further statements or alerts as needed.

Weather Forecast Niagara:

Light snow ending early this morning then clearing. Wind west 30 km/h gusting to 50. High minus 3. UV index 4 or moderate.

Clear. Increasing cloudiness before morning. Wind west 20 km/h becoming light early this evening. Low minus 11.

Cloudy. Snow mixed with ice pellets beginning early in the afternoon then changing to freezing rain mixed with ice pellets and then changing to rain late in the evening. Snow and ice pellet amount 2 cm. Wind becoming south 20 km/h late in the afternoon. High zero.

Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Low zero. High zero.

Sunny. Low minus 13. High minus 9.

A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 11. High minus 4.

A mix of sun and cloud. Windy. Low minus 5. High zero.

A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 6. High zero

SOURCE: Environment Canada

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