Flurries to reduce visibility near Kingston, Napanee

Environment Canada has issued a winter weather statement for areas near Kingston, Napanee and Picton as bands of flurries off Lake Ontario are expected to bring treacherous driving conditions.

Environment Canada issues statement, expects flurries to start Wednesday afternoon

Environment Canada has issued a winter weather statement for the Kingston, Napanee and Picton areas. (Roger Dubois/CBC)

Environment Canada issued a winter weather statement Wednesday for areas near Kingston, Napanee and Picton as bands of flurries off Lake Ontario are expected to bring treacherous driving conditions.

Drivers can expect heavy flurries along Highway 401 between Whitby and Kingston, with five to 10 centimetres possible by the end of the day.

The statement warns of poor travel conditions during the afternoon commute.