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Ice pellets, strong winds and snow coming, as winter storm hits Hamilton, Niagara

The winter storm will start with snow then turn into ice pellets Tuesday morning and freezing rain in the afternoon.

10 to 15 cm of precipitation is predicted

Snow will begin falling on Hamilton and the Niagara Region Monday before turning into ice pellets and freezing rain. (CBC)

Snow and ice pellets will hit Hamilton and the Niagara region Monday before turning into freezing rain Tuesday, according to a winter storm watch from Environment Canada.

The storm start with snow then turn into ice pellets Tuesday morning and freezing rain in the afternoon. The weather agency says 10 to 15 cm of precipitation is possible before Wednesday.

Strong, easterly winds gusting up to 80 km/h are expected to reduce visibility by blowing snow.

The weather is connected to a "Colorado Low" that will cross Southern Ontario over the next two days.

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