Winter travel advisory issued for Toronto as 7-14 cm of 'quickly accumulating' snow expected | CBC News

 cbc.ca  11/22/2020 15:49:37   CBC News � Posted: Nov

Environment Canada has upgraded its warning for Toronto to a winter weather travel advisory as up to 14 cm of snow is forecast for the city on Sunday. Poor visibility and slippery road conditions are expected.

Environment Canada upgraded its snowfall advisory for Toronto on Sunday, issuing awinter weather travel advisory for the region. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press)

Environment Canada upgraded itssnowfall advisory for Toronto on Sunday, issuing a winter weather travel advisory for the region.

Between seven and 14 centimetres of snow is possible, Environment Canada said in updated statement on Sunday.

The rate of snowfall will be "quickly accumulating" at times and poor visibility is expected. This will create slippery road conditions and will last until midnight Sunday, the federal weather agencysaid.

Snowfall amounts may be higher the further one is from Lake Ontario.

"Areas near Lake Ontario may switch over to ice pellets and/or rainfall late this afternoon or evening, creating sloppy conditions. Motorists should be prepared for winter weather driving conditions," the federal weather agency said.

A Colorado Low, which is expected to track from Ohio towardthe St. Lawrence River on Sunday into Monday, is bringing the snow.

Toronto, meanwhile, is scheduled to move into the grey lockdown zone on Monday as the Ontario government tries to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the big city.

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