Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Winter weather travel advisory issued in Chatham-Kent

Environment Canada issued a weather advisory in Chatham-Kent on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 8:37 a.m.

Forecasters say specifically a winter weather travel advisory is in effect.

“5-10 cm of snow and poor visibility expected, Environment Canada officials say.

“This winter weather travel advisory has been upgraded from a special weather statement that was previously in effect.”

Forecasters say hazards, include:

– 5-10 cm of snow

– Quickly accumulating snow rates at times

Forecasters say impacts, include:

– Slippery road conditions

– Low visibility at times

The timing is now through 10 p.m. this evening, Environment Canada officials say.

“Snow continues this morning across southwestern Ontario, forecaster say.

“Some areas may switch over to ice pellets and/or rainfall later this afternoon. Snowfall accumulation should generally increase for areas away from Lake Erie. Motorists should be prepared for winter weather driving conditions.”

Environment Canada says residents should continue to monitor alerts and forecasts being issued.

To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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