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Snowstorm could hit Waterloo region, Guelph on Saturday: Environment Canada

A Guelph snow plow cleans city streets.
A Guelph snow plow cleans city streets. City of Guelph / Twitter

For the second weekend in as many, Waterloo Region, Guelph and Wellington County are being earmarked for some nasty weather.

On Friday afternoon, Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for the area calling for snowfall amounts of between 15 and 20 centimetres on Saturday.

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The agency says that the snow will begin to fall in the morning and taper off overnight into Sunday.

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Winds of up to 60 km/h are expected to arrive with the storm, creating reduced visibility which will make travel hazardous.

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After the storm comes to an end, Lake effect snow could hit areas closer to Lake Huron and Georgian Bay.

Environment Canada is advising drivers to prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.