Environment Canada issues special weather statement for Montreal

Nov 8 2017, 9:43 pm

Montreal is about to get a taste of winter.

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Montreal area on Thursday night.

“A vigorous cold front will sweep across Southern and Central Quebec Thursday night. Behind the front, strong westerlies will cause a drastic drop in temperatures. Friday morning, the cold will be harsh as the mercury falls well below normal values,” said Environment Canada in a statement.

“As the front passes, the showers will change to snow leaving a snow blanket mainly in higher elevations.”

The weather warning is in place for the following areas:

  • Châteauguay – La Prairie area
  • Laval area
  • Longueuil – Varennes area
  • Montréal Island area
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The cold front will continue for the weekend and flurries are expected on Sunday.

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