Weather warning: Heavy snow flurries expected in Montreal overnight

Nov 9 2017, 2:16 pm

Environment Canada has issued a weather warning for the Montreal area as heavy snow flurries are expected to fall tonight.

The weather warning is in effect for:

  • Châteauguay – La Prairie area
  • Laval area
  • Longueuil – Varennes area
  • Montréal Island area

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

“As the front passes, showers will change into flurries at times heavy giving up to 5 centimetres locally. Near zero visibilities are also expected in blowing snow and heavy snow in some areas.”

Environment Canada

Montreal weather/ Environment Canada

Thursday evening temperatures in Montreal will drop to -9°C and Friday’s daytime temperatures will reach -7°C.

Time to bundle up, Montreal!

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