Snow storm alert – The first significant snowfall in Montreal this season is expected tomorrow Saturday, January 16, 2021. Total snowfall amounts will reach 15 to 25 centimetres by Sunday morning January 17, 2021.
Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
High concentrations of fine particulates are expected and will result in poor air quality.
High concentrations of pollutants are expected to diminish this morning.
Smog especially affects asthmatic children and people with respiratory ailments or heart disease. It is therefore recommended that these individuals avoid intense physical activity outdoors until smog warning is lifted.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.