Another blast of snow on the way for Ottawa

Another blast of snow on the way for Ottawa

Another blast of snow on the way for Ottawa

As if to remind us that spring has not officially begun yet, Mother Nature is gearing up for a significant winter storm. It could be a great time to give yourself a snow day. The weather statement calls for 10 to 20 cm of snow to fall by Wednesday. At a minimum it'll make for a hard trip in to work on Tuesday as the bulk of the accumulation is expected Monday evening and overnight.

Sheridan College, Brock University, Mohawk College and McMaster University all in Ontario province were closed, according to a local media report.

There is expected to be some snow with some blowing snow today into Wednesday.

Here in Windsor-Essex, windy conditions are also forecast, making for local blowing snow and below-freezing temperatures.

Snow will spread northeast across the region this morning. Amounts closer to 30 centimetres are possible in the Hamilton to Niagara corridor, due to added moisture from Lake Ontario. The wind chill Tuesday morning is expected to be -28 C.

During the inclement weather, Environment Canada is advising motorists to consider rescheduling all non-essential travel.

Environment Canada recommends drivers "drive slow, watch for tail lights ahead and be prepared to stop".

Tuesday's snowfall in Toronto will amount to 5 cm, Environment Canada said.

The storm is expected wind down and pull away on Tuesday evening.

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