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Environment Canada issues winter weather travel advisory for Orillia and area

Snow squalls are expected well into the evening
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Weather advisory in effect for:

  • Midland - Coldwater - Orr Lake
  • Orillia - Lagoon City - Washago

Winter weather travel advisory in effect for this evening.

Lake effect snow squalls will continue to affect the area into the evening. Under the snow squall bands, visibility will be significantly reduced due to heavy snow and local blowing snow.

These bands will shift with time over the area which will limit snowfall amounts in a given location. Total accumulations of 5 to 10 cm are expected by late this evening, with locally higher amounts possible.

Difficult winter travel conditions are expected, especially during the evening commute.

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