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Storm to hit Ont.; snowfall warning for B.C., Maritimes

A snow warning has been issued for parts of southern BC and across the Maritime, as a winter storm is set to hit southern Ontario on Friday.


many warnings Effective in several areas of Southern BC, including the Fraser Valley and Whistler neighborhoods.

Environment Canada says the “front system” will continue to move from the north on Thursday.

Affected areas could see 5 to 20 to 30 centimeters of snow, possibly by Friday.


South Coast of BC has already been hit by winter weather several times this past week.

Snowfall warnings and, in some cases, winter storm warnings have also been issued for many parts of the country. MaritimeNew Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

These states could see 15 to 25 cm of snow by Friday.

The Halifax area and Guysborough County, Nova Scotia saw up to 30 cm of snow and gusts of 60-80 km/h.

Meanwhile, multiple areas of southern Ontario will experience a winter storm on Friday night that could last through Saturday morning.

Low pressure in Texas can bring up to 20 cm of snow and high winds, according to Environment Canada.

“At this time, uncertainty remains in the placement of the heaviest snow. Winter storm warnings or snowfall warnings may be issued as the event approaches,” said Environment Canada.


Using files from CTV News Vancouver multimedia journalist Regan Hasegawa, CTV News Atlantic Chief Meteorologist Kalin Mitchell, and CTVNews.ca writer Natasha O’Neill

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