First taste of winter weather arrives in Hamilton

Southern Ontario received the first significant snowfall of Autumn on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. EPA/CJ GUNTHER

Old Man Winter is paying an early visit to Hamilton and much of southern Ontario Sunday

Global News meteorologist Anthony Farnell is projecting 3 to 8 cm of snow will fall in Hamilton and the Greater Toronto Area on Sunday and into early Monday morning.

It marks the first significant snowfall of autumn in the city.

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Other areas of the province are expected to receive higher accumulations, with 7 to 14 cm of snow anticipated for areas to the north and west of the Golden Horseshoe, according to the national weather agency.

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Farnell’s projections have Niagara Region, Burlington and Oakville, receiving up to 3 cm of snow.

Environment Canada says travel is expected to be impacted and warns that “motorists should be prepared for winter weather driving conditions.”

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Anthony Farnell’s 2020-2021 winter forecast

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