Almost a week after Montreal’s biggest snow storm of the winter, the city said it’s almost done clearing the snow away.
“We figured it would take eight days to complete the operation and actually every borough will be done by tomorrow, Wednesday,” said Philippe Sabourin, city of Montreal spokesperson. “So that means we’re one day ahead.”
The good news: all the snow will soon be hauled away. The bad news? More snow is on the way.
According to Environment Canada, a low-pressure system with a potential of 10 to 20 centimetres of snow could fall on southern Quebec on Wednesday into Thursday.
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“The core of the precipitation is expected to fall as snow,” the organization states.
“There is, however, a risk of freezing rain for regions near Montreal, as well as near the U.S. border.”
Environment Canada warns that there may be a significant impact on Thursday morning’s commute.
The organization is also reminding people to clear the snow from their roofs as there is an increased risk of collapse due to the weight of the snow.
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Following the last snowstorm, Montreal’s Info-Neige app states that most boroughs have completed more than 80 per cent of snow removal.
The exceptions are: Pierrefonds-Roxboro (61 per cent), LaSalle (71 per cent) and Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (79 per cent).
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