December 22: Inclement weather for Niagara

A special weather statement is in effect for Niagara with five to 10 cm of snow expected by Friday evening (Dec. 22). The snow is expected to be mixed with freezing drizzle beginning Friday morning.

Precipitation is expected to taper off to patchy drizzle Friday night as the temperature edges just above the freezing mark.

Motorists should be prepared for reductions to visibility and poor winter travelling conditions tonight into Friday. Poor winter driving conditions are expected on Friday morning commute could be particularly slow and messy.

Staff, students and visitors should use caution when travelling and plan for extra time to reach their destination. Please drive and walk according to road, sidewalk and winter weather conditions; wear proper footwear and dress appropriately.

College staff and our winter service provider will monitor the weather and salt walkways and parking lots as required. As winter maintenance equipment may be operating during school hours, please ensure that you stay a safe distance away where possible.

Please continue to monitor alerts issued by Niagara College and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. While not expected, any potential college closures will be posted to