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Environment Canada has issued a ‘Special Weather Statement’ for the City of Hamilton.

Statements

9:30 PM EST Monday 25 January 2021
Weather advisory in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for Tuesday morning through to Tuesday evening.

This Winter Weather Travel Advisory has been upgraded from a Special Weather Statement that was previously in effect.

What: Total snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm with locally higher amounts near 15 cm possible.

Where: City of Hamilton. The higher snowfall amounts are expected over the escarpment.

When: From 7:00 AM EST Tuesday to 7:00 PM EST Tuesday.

Impacts: Rapidly accumulating snow may make travel difficult. Visibility may
be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow and blowing snow. There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas.

Discussion: Snow heavy at times will affect areas along the Niagara Escarpment. Easterly flow over the relatively warm waters of Lake Ontario along with the higher terrain of the Niagara Escarpment will both help to locally boost snowfall amounts.

Statements

3:21 PM EST Monday 25 January 2021
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

Snowfall with total amounts of 5 to 10 cm.

What: A general 5 to 10 cm snowfall with locally higher amounts near 15 cm possible over higher terrain.

Where: Northern half of Hamilton.

When: 7:00 AM Tuesday to 9:00 PM Tuesday

Impacts: Rapidly accumulating snow may make travel difficult. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow and blowing snow. There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas.

Discussion: Snow heavy at times will affect areas along the Niagara Escarpment. Easterly flow over the relatively warm waters of Lake Ontario along with the higher terrain of the Niagara Escarpment will both help to locally boost snowfall amounts.

Source: Environment Canada

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