Environment Canada issues winter storm warning for Montreal

Jan 12 2018, 2:09 pm

A winter storm is on its way to Montreal.

According to Environment Canada, hazardous winter conditions are expected for the following areas:

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

“Hazardous winter conditions are expected. Drastic changes of temperatures, freezing precipitation and snow expected over the next 24 hours,” said the weather agency.

Environment Canada Montreal

Environment Canada Montreal

While today’s  forecast calls for rain and a high of 10°C, the rain will change to freezing rain and snow later in the evening.

At least 10 cm of snow is expected to fall overnight.

Environment Canada says that snowfall will continue into Saturday and heavy amounts (10 to 15 cm) are expected.

It’s probably best to stay indoors this weekend!

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