Environment Canada forecasts “significant snowfall” for Monday night

SOUTH DUNDAS – Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Monday night forecasting a “significant snowfall” this evening and overnight.

An approaching low pressure system is expected to move into the region this evening and stay into Tuesday morning. The agency forecasts some areas may receive between 5 to 10 cm of snow overnight as temperatures warm towards 0 Celsius.

Snow may be accompanied by ice pellets, and turn to rain showers Tuesday morning with the risk of freezing rain.

Environment Canada says the snow and rain will taper off by Tuesday evening, with temperatures sinking back to the seasonal low of minus-9 Celsius by Wednesday evening.

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