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'Significant winter storm' expected starting late this afternoon

Snow, ice pellets, freezing rain and fog — it's all expected with this storm

Today there will be increasing cloudiness. Snow beginning late this afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. 

High of -8 C. Wind chill of -23 C in the morning and -14 C in the afternoon. UV index 1 or low.

A special weather statement for Greater Sudbury has been issued by Environment Canada, as a “significant winter storm” is expected this afternoon into Friday night.

Tonight there will be snow mixed with ice pellets changing to rain before morning. Risk of freezing rain overnight. Fog patches developing overnight. 

Snow and ice pellets will be in the amount of five centimetres. Wind southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. Temperature rising to 2 C. Wind chill of -15 C in the evening.

Travel may become hazardous from this afternoon into early Saturday morning, said the weather statement.

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