Snowfall warning in effect Friday for northern Kawarthas region

Up to 20 cm of snow expected for northern Peterborough County, northern Kawartha Lakes, and northern Hastings and Haliburton counties

Two cars on a snow-covered road

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the northern Kawarthas region for Friday (March 3).

This is in addition to the winter storm warning already in effect for the southern Kawarthas region, including southern Peterborough County, southern Kawartha Lakes, and Northumberland County.

The snowfall warning is in effect for northern Peterborough County, northern Kawarthas Lakes, northern Hastings County, and Haliburton County.

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Snow will begin Friday evening and quickly become heavy at times, with snowfall rates up to 3 cm per hour possible and total snowfall accumulations of 15 to 20 cm.

Snow will last through Saturday morning before tapering to light flurries Saturday afternoon.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.


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