Another Damn Snowfall Warning Is In Effect For Montreal & We're Officially Over It

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A Snowfall Warning Is In Effect For Montreal & We're Officially Over It

Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for Montreal on Monday morning ahead of a storm that's expected to dump 15 centimetres on the metropolis, according to the weather agency.

The warning covers an area from Montreal to the Eastern Townships and the Beauce region.

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15 cm snow expected

Environment Canada says "snow will develop Monday evening and will intensify overnight and end Tuesday evening."

It also warns that travel could be difficult and visibility reduced.

On Monday, it forecasts relatively warm daytime temperatures of -7 C.

The temp will dip to -9 C at night before rising again to -5 C on Tuesday and plummeting to -15 C Tuesday night. 

The snow will at least give Montrealers a chance to compete in the city's ongoing snow sculpture contest.

Already, hundreds of impressive works of frozen art have popped up across the island.

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