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Flurries could bring 15 to 25 cm to some parts of the region

Snow squalls expected to begin this afternoon
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WEATHER AlERTS
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Snow squall warning in effect for:
    •    Searchmont - Montreal River Harbour - Batchawana Bay
    •    Espanola - Killarney
    •    Manitoulin Island

Lake effect snow squalls this afternoon into tonight.

Lake effect flurries and local snow squalls are forecast to begin this afternoon and are expected to continue into Thursday morning. Local snowfall amounts near 15 cm will be possible along with reduced visibility in heavy snow at times.

Snow squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably; changes from clear skies to heavy snow within just a few kilometres are common. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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Snow squall warning in effect for:
    •    Agawa - Lake Superior Park
    •    Wawa - Pukaskwa Park
    •    White River - Dubreuilville
    •    Elliot Lake - Ranger Lake

Lake effect snow squalls today.

Southerly winds over the relatively warm waters of Lake Superior are expected to produce flurries and local snow squalls which will continue through tonight.

Local snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm are possible today, however areas closer to Lake Superior could see locally higher amounts of 15 to 25 cm. Additional amounts of 5 to 15 cm are possible tonight into Thursday morning.

Local blowing snow reducing visibilities will also be a concern.

The local snow squalls are forecast to taper off when the winds shift to the northwest on Thursday.

Snow squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably; changes from clear skies to heavy snow within just a few kilometres are common. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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