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Environment Canada issues snow squall warning for London-Middlesex, region

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After waking up to a blanket of snow on Wednesday, another system is expected to hit the London region by Thursday morning.

READ MORE: Snow squall watch issued for London area, 15 cm of accumulation possible by Thursday

Environment Canada replaced a snow squall watch with a snow squall warning for London, Parkhill and Eastern Middlesex County at roughly 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Strathroy, Komoka and Western Middlesex County remains under a snow squall watch.

The national weather agency says a system impacting portions of Huron and Perth counties towards the Kitchener-Waterloo region is moving southward and expected to stall near London by the evening.

The squall could drop up to 15 cm before it moves out Thursday morning.

READ MORE: Weather information for London, surrounding region

Residents are encouraged to check road conditions before venturing out, as driving could become hazardous due to sudden changes in the weather.

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Environment Canada said snow squall watches are issued when conditions are favourable for the formation of bands of snow that could produce intense accumulating snow or near-zero visibilities.