Ottawa – Significant winter storm expected this weekend. A low pressure system is expected to track over Southern Ontario on Saturday. This low pressure system has the potential to bring significant snow or rain to the area through the weekend.
At this time there is uncertainty as to the exact track of this low pressure system and as a result there is uncertainty in the type of precipitation that will fall. At this time the most significant snowfall is expected for areas north of a line from Lake Simcoe to Ottawa. South of this line, precipitation is expected to fall mostly as rain.
The heaviest precipitation is likely to fall during the day Saturday and into Saturday night. Precipitation is expected to taper to scattered flurries on Sunday.
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