Winter storm in Toronto to bring mix of snow, ice pellets on Tuesday

WATCH: Toronto to expect 15-20 cm of snow on Tuesday: Weather forecast

Another messy winter storm is expected to impact the Greater Toronto Area on Tuesday.

Environment Canada has issued a winter storm watch warning of a mix of snow, ice pellets, freezing rain and strong winds.

The snow is expected to begin early Tuesday morning and mix with ice pellets later in the day.


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The weather service says the GTA could receive between 15 and 20 cm of mixed precipitation before ending on Wednesday.

Strong easterly winds gusting to 80 km/h will cause reduced visibility due to blowing snow.


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Environment Canada says there is also a risk of freezing rain as the temperature hovers near the freezing mark.

Motorists are being reminded to keep a safe distance between vehicles and to drive according to the changing road conditions.

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