Haliburton County could be seeing more snow squalls tonight.

Environment Canada has issued a snow squall warning, and some areas will get 15 centimeters of snow every 12 hours. Squalls will continue into Friday, but won’t be as intense.

Winds are expected to slow down a bit today, but visibilities could be reduced to near zero at times because of white out conditions.

Update 1:30PM: Gelert Road is snow covered from Kashagawigamog Lake Road to Lochlin Road. Please drive according to conditions. Find out where the plows are in the county by visiting this website.


Update 2:00PM: Heavy snow looks like its making its way to Haliburton County. Click on the photo below to see how the storm is moving.


Update 2:30PM:  The Haliburton Highlands OPP is reminding people to drive according to weather. Officials say visibilities can go from clear to white out conditions as you turn a corner. They are also reminding you to leave plenty of space between you and the vehicle in front of you in case of an emergency stop.

Update 2:45PM: The Haliburton Highlands OPP wants to remind drivers to turn on their lights.
Police say no matter what time of day it is they need to be on when it’s snowing heavy. They say visibility can go from clear to whiteout conditions quickly, and having your headlights on lets other drivers see you.

Update 3:30PM: Remember if you want to know about road conditions don’t call the police. The Haliburton Highlands OPP says to call 511 to get your information. If you see any issues, or hear about any issues on the roads give us a call 705-457-4855.

Update 4:00PM: Environment Canada says there will be snow and a few snow squalls in Haliburton County tonight. Officials say it will be ending late this evening, and then be mainly cloudy. We will be getting 10 centimetres of snow.