Snowfall in the middle of April descends on Montreal, up to 15 cm possible

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WATCH: Montrealers were forced to dust off their winter boots on Tuesday and break out the shovels. Close to 10 centimetres of snow mixed with rain fell on the city. As Global’s Robert MacGregor reports, it's a reminder to hold on to winter tires and gear for as long as possible. – Apr 19, 2022

Mother Nature isn’t done with winter apparently.

An unseasonable snowfall has descended upon parts of southern Quebec on Tuesday morning, including Montreal.

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Global News Morning weather forecast: April 19, 2022

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement, saying a “a major weather system” from the eastern coast of the United States will bring anywhere between 10 to 15 centimetres of snow to the city.

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“As temperatures will be very close to the freezing mark, heavy, wet snow can be expected,” the weather agency said. “This snow could result in local power outages.”

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The spring storm means “visibilities will be significantly reduced in heavy snow this morning during the rush hour.”

Commuters are advised to take it slow since roads could be “quickly become slippery.”

A bed of flowers covered in snow on April 19, 2022 in Montreal. Anne Leclair/Global News

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