Published: Mon, November 23, 2020

Snowfall warning issued for Ottawa, areas south of the city

Snowfall warning issued for Ottawa, areas south of the city

In a tweet, Ottawa Bylaw says a winter weather parking ban will be in effect Monday starting at 7 a.m.to allow City of Ottawa crews to complete winter road operations.

Sunday's snowfall will amount to close to five centimetres on the South Shore, and between five and 10 centimetres north of Montreal, said meteorologist Maxime Perron.

"Snow is forecast to begin this morning".

The agency explained that a snowfall warning is issued when "significant snowfall is expected".


Snow is "rapidly" accumulating is certain area, Environment Canada said, and visibility can suddenly be reduced due to the heavy snow. "Snowfall accumulation will generally increase the further one is from Lake Ontario", states Environment Canada. The Canadian Farmers' Almanac predicts that the province is in for plenty of freezing rain and ice during the festive season.

There's also a 60 per cent chance of flurries Wednesday and Thursday with highs of 2 C and 3 C.

The snowfall is expected to taper off Monday morning, the advisory added.

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