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Winter weather system with snow, rain hits Hamilton during Tuesday morning commute

Environment Canada issued a weather advisory for Hamilton and area. Four to eight centimetres of snow are expected on Tuesday morning. Global News

Canada’s weather agency has issued a winter weather travel advisory for Tuesday morning.

Environment Canada says snow mixed in with a bit of light freezing rain will hit most of Southern Ontario, with snowfall amounts in the four- to eight-centimetre range expected.

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Rain and drizzle will follow Tuesday afternoon with a high of 5 C.

Expect poor winter driving conditions from accumulating snow, which will remain most of the day.

The snowfall forced two schools in the Hamilton area to close Tuesday, Providence Christian School and Rehoboth Christian School.

More showers or flurries are expected on Tuesday night, with the low hitting -5 C overnight with a wind chill of -12.

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