Environment Canada has issued a winter weather travel advisory for the Ottawa Valley and eastern Ontario for this afternoon and into Wednesday morning for snowfall and freezing rain.
Tuesday’s weather calls for snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm with peak snowfall rates of 2 cm per hour.
There is also a risk of freezing rain as temperatures hover around the freezing point.
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Snow will begin to switch to rain in the overnight hours. Snowfall accumulations may be limited in some areas due to warm surface temperatures.
“Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery,” Environment Canada’s winter weather advisory said.
“Be prepared to adjust your driving …