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Snowfall warning in effect for Kingston and area

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for Kingston and the area, advising of snow amounts totally 15 to 20 cm.

“Snow will become heavy at times tonight into Friday morning. Snow will gradually taper off by Friday night,” the national weather agency said in the statement, which is in effect for Kingston, Odessa, and Frontenac Islands.

“Snowfall amounts of 15 cm or more in 12 hours are likely by Friday morning, with total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm possible by Friday night,” the statement continues. “The commute this evening may be impacted. The Friday morning commute is a higher concern at this time.”

Environment Canada advises drivers to be prepared to adjust their driving with changing road conditions.

“Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas,” the statement reads.

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