4:40 AM EST Tuesday 17 December 2019
Snow squall watch in effect for:
Goderich - Bluewater - Southern Huron County
Listowel - Milverton - Northern Perth County
Stratford - Mitchell - Southern Perth County
Wingham - Blyth - Northern Huron County
Snow squalls expected tonight and Wednesday.
Snow squalls are expected to develop late this evening and persist throughout the day Wednesday. Total snowfall amounts of 20 to 40 cm are possible by Thursday morning with the heaviest amounts falling during the day Wednesday.
Northwest winds gusting to 60 km/h will also combine with the freshly fallen snow to produce widespread blowing snow.
Snow squalls are expected to gradually weaken Thursday, however, additional snowfall accumulations are possible.
Travel may be hazardous due to sudden changes in the weather. Road closures are possible. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. 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.