Montreal

Montreal weather: Snow, snow, snow

Snow-covered roads made for a rough commute across Quebec this morning as much of the southern part of the province will have between 10 and 15 centimetres of snow on the ground by the end of the day.

10 to 15 centimetres of snow expected by the end of the day

A man removes the snow from his car in Montreal. About 10 centimetres is expected to fall by the end of the day. (Simon-Marc Charron/Radio-Canada)

Snow-covered roads made for a rough commute across Quebec this morning as much of the southern part of the province will have between 10 and 15 centimetres of snow on the ground by the end of the day.

The traffic map was a sea of red across the island of Montreal.

Just an idea of what the traffic was like around 8:30 a.m. Monday in Montreal. (Google Maps)

The STM warned bus users to expect delays due to the weather. 

And plows were out on Beaver Hall Hill early Monday, the site of the pile up seen 'round the world.

In the Montreal area, the snow should end by this evening.

The Quebec City area is under a blowing snow advisory, with poor visibility expected until late this afternoon.

A crossing guard braves the cold and snow in Quebec City on Monday. (Marika Wheeler/CBC)

Two people were brought to hospital with minor injuries after a pile-up involving 10 vehicles on Highway 40 eastbound in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, about 25 kilometres outside of Quebec City.

Crews towed vehicles involved in a pileup outside Quebec City to a roadside rest area to get them off the road. (Marc-Antoine Lavoie/Radio-Canada)

And areas further north are expecting up to 20 centimetres of snow.

Oh, and just wait until Thursday, when the forecast high in Montreal will be -13 C. You can blame a polar vortex for that.

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      Today: Snow, five centimetres. Wind to die down around noon. High -1 C.
      Tonight: Snow to end in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low -8.
      Tomorrow: A few flurries in the morning. High -1 C.
      Wednesday: Sunny. High -4 C.
      Thursday: Snow. High -13 C.
      Friday: Sunny. High -15 C.
      Saturday: Sunny. -8 C.

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