A Colorado low threatens Northern Ontario with up to 20 cm of snow and freezing rain.

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A Colorado low will track through Northern Ontario bringing moderate to heavy snowfall during the afternoon Thursday and into Friday morning. Areas from Fort Frances to Moosonee could see snowfall amounts of 10-20cm. Strong winds up to 70 km/h will cause reduced visibility with blowing snow. As of 6:00pm EST, a special weather statement is in effect for portions of Northwestern Ontario and a freezing rain warning continues for Northeastern Ontario.

Northwestern Ontario

Snow will begin late Thursday and continue through the overnight producing snowfall amounts of 10-15cm.  Strong winds up to 60-70km/h.

Northeastern Ontario

Snow will begin late Thursday with snowfall amounts of  5-10 cm,  changing to ice pellets before switching to freezing rain overnight. Total ice accretion of 5-15mm are possible around the Sudbury area into Timmins.

Wind gusts 50-60 km/h.

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