OTTAWA -- Today you can truly say it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Snow will accompany the first day of the final month of the year.

Environment Canada predicts periods of snow will start around 3:00 p.m. and continue into this evening. The high for the day will be -6C, feeling like -12C with the wind chill.

Periods of snow will transition to flurries heading into the overnight; you can expect about 2 cm tonight. The low will fall to -7C with a wind chill near -13C.

Sunny skies return to start the new work week on Monday, with a high of -3C.

Expect sunshine and a high of -2C on Tuesday.

Winter weather travel advisory

Environment Canada has also issued a winter weather travel advisory for Kingston.

It says heavy snow with poor visibility will last for a few hours this afternoon as a result of a low pressure system bringing significant snowfall to the region.

Some areas could receive 10 to 15 cm of snow by late Sunday evening.