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Snow snow snow: Special weather statement issued for Friday evening and into Saturday

Total snowfall accumulation of 10-15 cm possible by Saturday morning
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Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Greater Sudbury and vicinity as it predicts “significant snowfall” late Friday and into Saturday.

Snow is expected to begin Friday afternoon and persist into Saturday. Total snowfall accumulations of 10 to 15 centimetres are possible by Saturday morning.

Light snow will continue for most of Saturday before coming to an end later Saturday afternoon or Saturday evening.
This snow is the result of a low pressure system that will track over the area Friday night. 

At this time, there is some uncertainty in the exact track of this system and associated snowfall totals. Snowfall warnings may be required as this event draws closer.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #ONStorm.