Snowfall expected to blanket WC Wednesday morning

Special to WC Online

WEST CARLETON – Environment Canada says West Carleton residents may be waking up to a blanket of snow tomorrow (Nov. 16) morning.

And the drive to work may be treacherous.

“An approaching low-pressure system will make its way over the lower Great Lakes tonight (Nov. 15) into Wednesday, bringing snow for much of southern Ontario,” Environment Canada released in a statement today. “Snowfall is expected to begin during the morning commute, when temperatures will be below freezing, creating hazardous driving conditions.”

A winter weather travel advisory in effect beginning early Wednesday morning.

Environment Canada is expecting snowfall amounts near five centimetres.

“Poor visibility due to heavy snow at times,” Environment Canada said.

The snow is expect to end early Wednesday evening.

“This is the first significant snowfall of the season,” Environment Canada said.

Poor weather conditions may contribute to transportation delays. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

For road conditions and other traveller information from the Ministry of Transportation, visit,, or call 511.

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