News WINTER STORM WATCH SHARE ON: Steph Ferris, staff Monday, Feb. 11th, 2019 Winter storm watch in effect for: North Bay – Powassan – Mattawa West Nipissing – French River Snowfall amounts of 25 to 35 cm and blowing snow Tuesday into Wednesday. Snow will begin Tuesday morning. Strong easterly winds gusting up to 70 km/h will cause reduced visibilities in blowing snow. Total snowfall amounts of 25 to 35 cm are likely before the snow tapers off during the day Wednesday. This snow is associated with a Colorado low that will cross Southern Ontario Tuesday and Wednesday. Avoid travel if possible. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. If you must travel, keep others informed of your schedule and destination and carry an emergency kit and mobile phone. Winter storm watches are issued when multiple types of severe winter weather are expected to occur together.