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Snow squalls expected for Waterloo Region

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Update:

The winter travel advisory has been lifted.

Original story:

Bundle up; there's a winter weather travel advisory in effect for Waterloo, Guelph, and Cambridge. 

Lake effect snow squalls are expected to continue from Saturday night through Sunday.

Environment Canada estimates that local snowfall amounts will reach 10 to 20 cm by Sunday night.

Visibilities may be reduced to near zero in heavy snow and local blowing snow and motorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions and are advised to adjust travel plans accordingly. 

Current Weather

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly Cloudy

-10.1°C

Pressure
101.6 Item
Visibility
16.1 km
Dewpoint
-14.4 °C
Humidity
71%
Wind
WNW 24 km/h
Gust
41 km/h

Radar Satellite


12 Hour Forecast

Tomorrow
12 AM
-13°C
Flurries
Tomorrow
1 AM
-14°C
Flurries
Tomorrow
2 AM
-15°C
Flurries
Tomorrow
3 AM
-17°C
Flurries
Tomorrow
4 AM
-18°C
Flurries
Tomorrow
5 AM
-19°C
Flurries
Tomorrow
6 AM
-19°C
Chance of flurries
Tomorrow
7 AM
-20°C
Chance of flurries
Tomorrow
8 AM
-19°C
Chance of flurries
Tomorrow
9 AM
-18°C
Chance of flurries
Tomorrow
10 AM
-17°C
Chance of flurries
Tomorrow
11 AM
-16°C
Chance of flurries

7 Day Forecast

Flurries at times heavy

Tonight

-20 °C

Partly cloudy. Flurries at times heavy beginning early this evening. Risk of snow squalls early this evening. Local blowing snow. Local amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming northwest 30 gusting to 60 early this evening. Low minus 20. Wind chill minus 8 this evening and minus 30 overnight. Risk of frostbite.


Chance of flurries

Friday

-14 °C

A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. High minus 14. Wind chill minus 30 in the morning and minus 25 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 2 or low.


Chance of flurries

Friday night

-20 °C

Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of flurries early in the evening. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Low minus 20. Wind chill near minus 28. Risk of frostbite.


Chance of flurries

Saturday

-5 °C

A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of flurries. High minus 5.


Chance of flurries

Saturday night

-5 °C

Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 5.


Chance of flurries

Sunday

1 °C

Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. High plus 1.


Chance of flurries

Sunday night

-2 °C

Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 2.


A mix of sun and cloud

Monday

1 °C

A mix of sun and cloud. High plus 1.


Cloudy

Monday night

-1 °C

Cloudy. Low minus 1.


Chance of flurries

Tuesday

4 °C

Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. High plus 4.


Chance of flurries

Tuesday night

-6 °C

Cloudy periods with 40 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 6.


A mix of sun and cloud

Wednesday

2 °C

A mix of sun and cloud. High plus 2.


Yesterday

Low
-12.8 °C
High
-6.6 °C
Precipitation
0.0 mm

Normals

Low
-12 °C
High
-3 °C

Sunrise and Sunset

Sunrise
7:37 AM
Sunset
5:34 PM

Record Values

Type Year Value
Max 2006 3.9 C
Min 2005 -18.9 C
Rainfall 0 mm
Snowfall 0 cm
Precipitation 2006 3.0 mm
Snow On Ground 0 cm

Based on Environment Canada data

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