Strong Storm System Moving Into Ontario #ONstorm

A large storm system will move into Ontario today bringing severe weather to much of the province.

Very heavy snow and blowing snow are expected from about Wawa to Kapuskasing. Snowfall amounts of 40 to 60 centimetres are possible.

Elsewhere across northeastern Ontario, snowfall amounts of 15 to 30 centimetres are expected.

Rainfall amounts of 15 to 20 mm are possible across central sections of Ontario. Some localized flooding is possible.

There is also a risk of freezing rain.

Later today, winds will increase across southern Ontario. Gusts up to 90 km/h are likely. Winds may reach hurricane-force (119 km/h) for areas north of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.

As a result of the strong winds that are anticipated, power outages and downed trees are possible.