Winter weather travel advisory in effect for entire Kawarthas region this weekend

10-20cm of snow expected by Sunday afternoon

Cars on snow-covered highway.

Environment Canada has issued a winter weather travel advisory for the entire greater Kawarthas region for Saturday evening (January 28) to Sunday afternoon.

The winter weather travel advisory is in effect for Peterborough County, the City of Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County, Haliburton County, and Hastings Highlands.

A long duration snowfall is expected due to a low pressure system tracking south of the area, with snow beginning Saturday evening and continuing through Sunday afternoon.

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Periods of snow with total accumulations of 10 to 20 cm are expected by Sunday afternoon.

Motorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions and adjust travel plans accordingly. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery.


This story has been updated with the latest forecast from Environment Canada.