Temperatures expected to drop while Montreal's snowfall warning remains in effect

Nov 12 2019, 5:53 am

Environment Canada’s snowfall warning has entered its second day as the city is expected to get pummelled with up to 20 cm of November powder.

As if the early snowfall isn’t tiresome enough, temperatures are expected to drop to below double-digits by Tuesday night.



Environment Canada

According to Environment Canada, temperatures in Montreal are hovering around -9ÂșC this morning and it’s expected to dip to -15ÂșC this afternoon with wind chill, before dropping to ‘feels like’ -22ÂșC overnight.

The weather agency’s snowfall warning, which was updated in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, states “a few more centimetres of snow are still to come this morning bringing totals to 15 to 20 cm.”

The snowfall warning remains in effect for the following areas:

  • ChĂąteauguay – La Prairie area
  • Laval area
  • Longueuil – Varennes area
  • MontrĂ©al Island area

The morning commute is expected to “especially challenging,” as per the warning, due to rapidly accumulating snow on the roads. “Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow,” concluded the alert.

Environment Canada urges citizens to continually monitor weather updates and to stay diligent while travelling.