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Ottawa could see up to 25 cm of snow on Wednesday and Thursday: Environment Canada


The calendar says spring, but it will look and feel like winter in Ottawa this week.

Environment Canada issued a "significant weather outlook" for parts of eastern Ontario, including the capital on Saturday, saying the region could see 10 to 25 centimetres of snow on Wednesday and Thursday.

“Confidence is still low at this point of due to the uncertainty of the low track temperature,” Environment Canada said on social media.

The significant weather is anticipated to start on Wednesday at 12 a.m. and to last until Thursday at 12 a.m., Environment Canada says.

Ottawa recieved 26.7 cm of snow on April 3, 1975 -- the record for greatest snowfall.

In 2004, it recieved 9.2 cm of snow on April 4. In 2019, it received 10 cm of snow on March 31. Top Stories

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