Depending on the temperature, Brantford and area could be in for a whack of snow today.
Rain mixed at times with ice pellets and perhaps some brief
Freezing rain has moved into Southwestern Ontario and will continue
its northeastward March into remaining districts this evening. The
rain is expected to become mixed with wet snow tonight, but will
remain more predominant near Lake Erie and along the shoreline of
Lake Ontario where temperatures will be slightly milder.
For areas farther north of Lake Erie and inland, such as Sarnia,
London and Brantford, temperatures will likely cool to the zero
degree mark a couple hours after the cold rain or mixed
Precipitation begins. If this happens, expect a changeover to all
snow with a possibility of 10 to 15 cm of heavy snow overnight into
The heaviest snowfall is likely to occur overnight into the morning
rush hour. This will result in rapidly accumulating snow and low
visibilities during the early morning hours. Motorists should adjust
travel plans accordingly as this snowfall event may have a
considerable impact on the morning commute to work.
Periods of wet snow, possibly mixed with rain, will continue later on
Wednesday, but at this point, additional snow amounts appear to be
In the 2 to 5 cm range.
For areas farther north and inland, such as Stratford, Waterloo
region through Guelph and Milton to Orangeville and over northern
parts of the Greater Toronto area, temperatures will likely cool to
or slightly below the zero degree mark shortly after the
precipitation begins. If this happens, expect a changeover to all
snow with a possibility of 10 to 15 cm of heavy snow by Wednesday
morning. Should the precipitation fall as all snow, total snowfall
amounts of up to 20 cm are possible by Wednesday evening. Over these
areas, the heaviest snowfall is likely to occur late tonight into the
morning rush hour. This will result in rapidly accumulating snow and
low visibilities during the early morning hours.