Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Storm Update

Cold air is pouring into the St. Lawrence Valley at this hour, as low pressure moves across southern New England to lie near Boston tonight. Strong northeast winds have dropped the mercury to 0C in Montreal with freezing drizzle. In Quebec City a winter storm warning is in effect for heavy snow and blowing snow. It is currently -2C there with east winds at 63km/h and 1km visibility in ice pellets. Keep this in mind if you are traveling north and east of Montreal. The heaviest precipitation is now over for Montreal, but light snow or freezing drizzle is possible well into the evening hours. Travel with caution today and expect delays north and east of Montreal. Peak wind gusts in the Quebec City area could reach 90km/h.

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