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Snowfall warning issued for Toronto, parts of Southern Ontario

Last Updated Feb 15, 2021 at 10:49 am PDT

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Summary

The GTA is about to get a heavy helping of snow over the next two days

Between 15 to 25 centimetres of snow expected to fall during this weather event

Snowfall and winter storm warnings are now in place across Toronto and the surrounding regions, with a heavy blast of snow on the way Monday night.

Environment Canada (EC) issued a snowfall warning Sunday afternoon for Toronto and parts of Southern Ontario with between 15 to 25 centimetres of snow expected to fall during this weather event.

The national weather agency said to expect two rounds of snowfall.

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“The first one is expected to begin overnight or early Monday morning with 5 centimetres of snow expected by afternoon,” EC said in a news release Sunday. “Potentially higher amounts of up to 10 centimetres may occur near Lake Erie.”

Environment Canada said the snowfall may diminish Monday afternoon but warned a heavier round of snow will move-in Monday evening and continue to fall into Tuesday morning, bringing an additional 15 to 20 centimetres.