Environment Canada has issued a snowstorm warning for Hamilton and parts of the Halton area that are expected to have heavy snowfall in those areas throughout the day on Saturday

The weather agency said that during the day, snowfall amounts of more than 25 cm will be possible, in the evening another 10 cm for parts of Hamilton and Burlington

“Travel will be affected, particularly along parts of the QEW where very heavy snowfall can sometimes result in reduced visibility,” the warning reads

Visibility can sometimes suddenly drop to “near zero” in heavy and blowing snow, said the weather agency

The storm is expected to stay over affected areas well into the evening before weakening overnight, the warning reads

Saturday is the second day in a row Hamilton and parts of Halton were hit by snow gusts

“Some areas like the Burlington Waterfront saw over 30cm of fluffy snow yesterday, and today’s blizzard will be longer and possibly more intense,” said Global News meteorologist Anthony Farnell

“One part of the city can have power outages and knee-deep snow and the other side is only a few inches,” he said

“It’s not often that winds come up from the east and cold air is constantly drawn in from an arctic high in the north,” he said

The rest of the GTA can expect light snow with an accumulation of two to five cm on Saturday evening

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World news – CA – 35 cm of snow possible for parts of Hamilton, Halton region on Saturday: Environment Canada

Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/7639348/snow-squall-warning-hamilton-halton/