Alerts for: Gatineau
Special Weather Statement in effect for:
Significant snowfall and possible freezing rain expected Sunday and Monday. What: Snow, heavy at times. Snowfall accumulations of 15 to 20 cm possible by Monday afternoon, with locally higher amounts. Peak snowfall rates of 2 to 4 cm per hour are possible. Freezing rain. Ice accretion of a few millimetres is possible. Where: The greatest snowfall accumulations are currently expected to be north of a line from Brockville to Bon Echo Provincial Park. Freezing rain and ice pellets may limit snowfall amounts for locations along and south of this line, with some ice accretion anticipated. When: Sunday afternoon to Monday afternoon. The heaviest snow is expected Sunday night. The highest probability of freezing rain will be Sunday afternoon and evening. Discussion: Considerable uncertainty exists with the exact track and intensity of the low pressure system. As a result, forecast precipitation types and amounts may require adjustments. Travel is expected to be hazardous. There may be a significant impact on the Monday morning commute. 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 #QCStorm.
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