YourSAUGA severe weather update – winter storm heading to Mississauga. Winter storm warning with a combination of 15 to 25 cm snow and ice pellets, possible freezing rain, and strong winds expected Tuesday and Tuesday night.

Snow and blowing snow will begin early Tuesday morning. Strong easterly winds of 40 to 70 km/h will cause reduced visibility in blowing snow.

Stronger wind gusts up to 80 km/h are possible near the shores of Lake Ontario.

Visibility should improve in the afternoon as the precipitation changes to a mix of snow and ice pellets in the afternoon. Easterly winds should remain rather gusty.

Total snowfall and ice pellet amounts of 15 to 25 cm are possible before ending Wednesday. There is also a risk of freezing rain.

The weather is associated with a Colorado low that will cross Southern Ontario Tuesday and Wednesday.