Snow squall warning replaces snow squall watch for:
Port Carling – Port Severn,
Bracebridge – Gravenhurst,
Lake effect snow squalls continuing until early Saturday morning.
Local snowfall accumulations of 15 to 30 cm by early Saturday morning.
Additional snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm possible Saturday night into Sunday.
Visibilities may be reduced to near zero in heavy snow and local blowing snow.
Continuing through early Saturday morning.
Additional heavy flurries and snow squalls expected Saturday night into early Sunday morning.
Snow squalls are forecast to continue today before coming to an end Saturday morning as winds shift to the southwest. Additional heavy flurries and snow squalls are expected Saturday night into early Sunday morning.
Snow squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably; changes from clear skies to heavy snow within just a few kilometres are common. Road closures are possible.
If you must travel, keep others informed of your schedule and destination and carry an emergency kit and mobile phone. Public Safety Canada encourages everyone to make an emergency plan and get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, a first-aid kit and a flashlight. For information on emergency plans and kits go to http://www.getprepared.gc.ca.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.