More Snow On The Way.

SNOWFALL WARNING: North Bay – West Nipissing Issued at 5:33 AM EST SATURDAY 6 DECEMBER 2008

SNOW AND LOCAL SNOWSQUALLS TODAY.

SNOW SQUALL WARNING..AT 5:30 AM WEATHER RADAR SHOWS MULTIPLE SNOWSQUALLS CONTINUING TO AFFECT THE WAWA AND SUPERIOR EAST REGION. THESE SQUALLS SHOULD WEAKEN WITHIN THE NEXT 2 TO 3 HOURS WHEN WINDS SHIFT TO NORTHERLY IN THE WAKE OF AN ALBERTA CLIPPER. ADDITIONAL LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 10 CENTIMETRES ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS. SNOWFALL WARNING..BANDS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW ALSO CONTINUE TO THE COME ONSHORE NORTHEAST OF GEORGIAN BAY. THESE BANDS HAVE MOVED INTO THE KILLARNEY AND WEST NIPISSING AREAS AND ARE EXPECTED TO SLOWLY MOVE INTO THE SUDBURY AREA LATER THIS MORNING. THE APPROACHING CLIPPER WILL ALSO SERVE TO ENHANCE THE SNOWFALL AMOUNTS IN THESE REGIONS. GENERAL AMOUNTS OF 15 CENTIMETRES WITH LOCAL TOTALS NEAR 30 CENTIMETRES ARE EXPECTED BY TONIGHT. THE SNOW ASSOCIATED WITH THE SQUALLS AND THE CLIPPER WILL END THIS EVENING FOR THOSE AREAS TO THE NORTH OF GEORGIAN BAY AS WINDS SHIFT TO NORTHERLY IN THE WAKE OF THE SYSTEM. ALSO..A BAND OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW BEING GENERATED OVER LAKE MICHIGAN IS AFFECTING SAULT STE MARIE. AS OF 5 AM..SAULT STE MARIE AIRPORT HAD REPORTED 5 CM OF SNOW. THIS SNOW BAND SHOULD WEAKEN IN THE NEXT FEW HOURS. HOWEVER..ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL FROM THE ALBERTA CLIPPER WILL LIKELY RAISE SNOWFALL TOTALS TO NEAR 15 CM BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR DANGEROUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO LOW VISIBILITIES IN BURSTS OF HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

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