Winter storm warning continues for Coe Hill area

From Environment Canada:

Bancroft – Hastings Highlands – Denbigh

7:09 PM EST Sunday 12 December 2010

Winter storm warning for

Bancroft – Hastings Highlands – Denbigh CONTINUED

..20 TO 30 CM OF SNOW EXPECTED BY MONDAY MORNING..

SNOW IS CONTINUING IN SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL Ontario AS THE WINTER STORM CENTRE GETS CLOSER AND CONTINUES TO INTENSIFY. AS A RESULT THE SNOW WILL BE FREQUENTLY HEAVY AT TIMES..WITH AMOUNTS OF 20 TO 30 CM LIKELY BY MONDAY MORNING. IN ADDITION STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS DEVELOPING BY TONIGHT WILL RESULT IN BLOWING SNOW IN EXPOSED AREAS.

THIS IS A WARNING THAT DANGEROUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING IN THESE REGIONS. MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS..LISTEN FOR UPDATED STATEMENTS.

A deepening winter storm centre over Lake Erie will track toward Southern Québec by Monday morning. This storm will bring significant amounts of snow north of its track. Further south a messy mix of rain and wet snow will fall in areas near the Lake Ontario and Lake Erie shores..Before changing over to snow in its wake by tonight.

Snow squalls will quickly develop in the wake of the storm on Monday in many parts of the snow belt regions to the lee of Lake Huron AND Georgian Bay. SNOW SQUALL WATCHES HAVE BEEN ISSUED AND ADDITIONAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS MAY BE REQUIRED.

DANGEROUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY DUE TO LOW TO NIL VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW..BLOWING SNOW..AND FROM ACCUMULATING SNOW. TRAVELLERS SHOULD ADJUST PLANS ACCORDINGLY OR POSTPONE TRIPS UNTIL THE STORM IS OVER.

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