More snow on the way for Peterborough and area: Environment Canada

Environment Canada says 10 to 15 cm of snow is expected Tuesday for Peterborough and area. The Associated Press

A winter weather travel advisory is in effect for Peterborough and area on Tuesday.

Environment Canada says a band of snow will move over eastern Ontario starting around 2 a.m. Tuesday and will continue into the morning, bringing snowfall amounts of five to 10 centimetres by the afternoon. Higher amounts of 10 to 15 centimetres are possible in a few areas north of Lake Ontario.

“Poor winter driving conditions from accumulating snow and low visibility in briefly heavier snow are likely by Tuesday morning,” the advisory issued at 3:17 p.m. said. “The morning commute will be affected. Motorists should allow extra time to reach their destination.”

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The advisory is in effect for Peterborough, Peterborough County, City of Kawartha Lakes, Bancroft, Hastings Highlands and Northumberland County.

Snow will change over to rain or drizzle Tuesday afternoon as a warm front moves through and temperatures rise above 0 C, the advisory states.

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