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Tuesday March 11th, 2014

Posted at 11:07am

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As of 4:45pm on Wednesday March 12th, the warning has ended. 

Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for Windsor and Essex County.

Heavy snow and blowing snow Wednesday. Freezing rain possible just north of Lake Erie tonight.

An intensifying low pressure from Kansas is forecast to track south of the Lower Great Lakes on Wednesday. Precipitation in the form of rain or wet snow as well as a risk of freezing rain is expected across portions of Southwestern Ontario and Niagara overnight, followed by a quick changeover to snow towards morning. The snow will quickly become heavy at times and continue east into the Kingston to Cornwall region through Wednesday with total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm expected by Wednesday night.

In addition, brisk northeasterly winds will also cause low visibilities at times in blowing snow.

Motorists should prepare for hazardous driving conditions tonight into Wednesday.

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