Winter weather travel advisory in effect Thursday for northern Kawarthas region

Snow expected to begin in the afternoon, with 5-10 cm of snow possible by Thursday night

Two cars on a snow-covered road

Environment Canada has issued a winter weather travel advisory for the northern Kawarthas region for Thursday afternoon and evening (January 18).

The winter weather travel advisory is in effect for northern Peterborough County, northern Kawartha Lakes, Hastings Highlands, and Haliburton County.

A Colorado low is expected to bring snow beginning Thursday afternoon, with total snowfall accumulations of 5 to 10 cm.

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The snow will transition to light flurries Thursday night.

Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.